Evolutionary Sentence Examples
The next type of heresy may be called evolutionary or formatory.
The study of instinct is in the genetic treatment of evolutionary science a study in heredity.
A person's evolutionary journey through life is always dialectical.
In fact, the whole history of the Platyelmia is marked by a great specialization of the reproductive evolutionary history, accompanied by a simple somatic line of evolution.
The feeling was that evolutionary algorithms should be better able to cope with noise than heuristic state merging methods.Advertisement
Rule-based evolutionary models may also provide new insights into " in-group altruism, " or self-sacrifice for the welfare of close cultural relatives.
As you can see, leadership among the Transformers is an evolutionary process.
The question as to which theory came first, whether Alcheringaism is a scientific effort that swept away All-Fatherism, or whether All-Fatherism is a religious reaction in despair of science and of the evolutionary doctrine, is settled by each inquirer in accordance with his personal bias.
Breaks in the chain of life, as represented by gaps in the blurred and incomplete documents afforded by fragmentary fossils, are a necessary consequence of the general plan of geological evolution; they mark missing chapters rather than sudden breaks in an evolutionary series.
It was at the close of the Wealden period that a second evolutionary wave swept over the vegetation of the world.Advertisement
Physical conditions no doubt played an important part, but whatever cause may have had the greatest share in disturbing the equilibrium of evolutionary forces, it would seem that the apparently sudden appearance of Cycads and other types at the close of the Palaeozoic period made a widespread and sudden impression on the whole character of the vegetation.
Archibald also states our evolutionary distance of millennia from our prehistoric ancestors.
This is a chapter from Peter Bentley ' s forthcoming anthology on the application of evolutionary methods to human creativity.
The existence of primitive thought habits makes a great deal of sense in terms of evolutionary biology.
This type of evolutionary event not only led to the evolution of modern humans but also of modern chimpanzees and modern gorillas.Advertisement
Human neural circuitry was designed by natural selection to solve problems our ancestors faced during our evolutionary history.
Up to now, evolutionary developmental biology, in its search for conserved molecular factors, has mainly focussed on this compositional aspect.
Hence, many philosophers began to develop evolutionary epistemology.
His theory of punctuated equilibrium is probably his most widely known contribution to evolutionary theory.
A 240-page hardcover continuing DC's look at Neal Adams ' evolutionary and revolutionary take on the Dark Knight.Advertisement
Darwin replied that a deity who did that would have to foresee everything in evolutionary history, leading to a very heterodox theology.
The higher spiritual individuality (Ego) is on a long evolutionary journey.
That such a large animal is able to survive in so inhospitable an environment is testament to its evolutionary perfection.
The set of papers thus shows many interrelations that could be welded into a firm foundation for evolutionary economics.
I read Human Genetics at the University of Nottingham, which first kindled my interest in using genetic data to study evolutionary processes.Advertisement
The betting and gaming industry has taken an evolutionary leap in recent years.
Determining the evolutionary changes in MCPH genes through the primate lineages to lower mammals.
In evolutionary terms we are all linked together in time and linked even with every other creature on earth however lowly.
For these programs, developers used an evolutionary approach, disciplined processes, and meaningful metrics.
In the process, they are shifting the emphasis from genes and fitness to emergent order as a primary source of evolutionary novelty.
Topics covered include phrenology, mesmerism and hypnotism, Freudian psychoanalysis, IQ testing, cognitive sciences and evolutionary psychology.
Evidence that the phylogeny inferred from protein and DNA sequence comparisons is correlated with the phylogeny inferred from evolutionary biology.
Today, no one except evolutionary psychologists believes in original sin any more.
We would do better to consider primate evolutionary psychology.
Advance the concept of an EQ, an evolutionary developmental quotient, and things get really squirrelly.
Natural languages are not designed; they are the products mainly of evolutionary rather than constructive rationalism.
But I suspect that my next example of evolutionary rationalism - modern science - may be much more contentious.
Exceptions such as these, and those described above involving miracidia containing fully developed redia is evidence of the evolutionary past of these organisms.
Both rational redesign and directed evolutionary approaches are being used in my laboratory to alter the specificity and chemistry of selected enzymes.
During these times the population exhibits evolutionary stasis (ie, no change) with respect to the factor being measured.
The application of evolutionary principles is an emerging theme.
Could the widespread misunderstanding of evolutionary theory explain the appeal of Intelligent Design creationism?
Covering a four hundred year period up to the present, Fuess meticulously charts divorce's convoluted evolutionary trajectory.
And we will not succumb to the absolutely foolish, ridiculous logic of evolutionary uniformitarianism.
The evolutionary idea has revolutionized and unified geography as it did biology, breaking down the old hard-and-fast partitions between the various departments, and substituting the study of the nature and influence of actual terrestrial environments for the earlier motive, the discovery and exploration of new lands.
Finally, the conceptions of strength, power and masterfulness by which Nietzsche attempts to determine his own moral ideal, become, when examined, as relative and unsatisfactory as other criteria of moral action said to be deduced from evolutionary principles.
Secondly, the group uses DNA sequences to estimate the topology and timing of deep evolutionary relationships among the pulmonate land snails and slugs.
Most seem to be acquiring wider responsibilities in an evolutionary way, rather than by following a rigid hierarchy.
Hence, rotorcraft design is essentially a process of evolutionary design punctuated by the infrequent introduction of new designs.
Evolutionary Development We are currently investigating the genetic control of floral morphology in the subfamily Papilionoideae.
Family trees and subfamily sequence comparisons reveal the evolutionary relationships among receptors.
Covering a four hundred year period up to the present, Fuess meticulously charts divorce 's convoluted evolutionary trajectory.
In evolutionary terms we have been here for little more than a twinkling of light.
For example, with current changes in sexual behavior one might consider whether at last the engine is being uncoupled from the evolutionary train.
Concepts from evolutionary biology can, however, and could help unify the medical sciences.
As a psychiatrist today, I now understand some of the psychological and evolutionary basis behind maintaining one's self in proper standing within a group for fear of being ostracized.
From an evolutionary standpoint, healthy skin contains minimal flaws, and has a healthy sheen; mimicking the skin of youth.
The website also shows each Pokemon's weaknesses and resistances as well as where he lies on the evolutionary line, his effort values, his height, his weight, and the color of his skin or fur.
On an evolutionary level, stress is the failure to adapt to change.
This can help to advance your species and move it along the evolutionary scale at a more expedient manner.
To some extent these differences are rooted in divergent evolutionary pathways, but they have also been influenced by human interference through selective breeding.
However, fashion is evolutionary, and the American population tends to evolve with it.
Many may be genetic and evolutionary, while others can relate to thyroid issues or autoimmune disorders.
He is known for being a widely recognized humanist and internationalist, as well as an evolutionary biologist.
He taught, spoke and researched the subject of natural selection and helped head up the idea of evolutionary synthesis.
Votan predicted that December 21, 2012 will mark the end of the evolutionary cycle which we now know.
When this cycle is complete, according to Votan, a "new world" will be created, with different evolutionary characteristics.
Aborigines, Hopis, Cherokees, Essenes, Egyptians, Kabbalists, Qeros, Navajos and the Dogon tribe all have similar prophesies regarding a 26,000 year evolutionary cycle and the end of that cycle on 2012.
The lifetime that is currently presenting so much anxiety and difficulty is a part of the natural progression that every soul must face at one point in order to achieve a higher evolutionary existence.
We start with the beauty of real, healthy feet - they are truly evolutionary miracles - and create shapes that enhance that beauty.
The philosophy behind the diet is evolutionary - it takes species millions of years to evolve, and humans haven't been around long enough to evolve to eat the types of foods that we do now.
Eades. Dr. Harris suggests mimicking the evolutionary biological milieu by avoiding processed foods and instead eating plant and animal foods in as close to their natural states as possible.
Vulcans often claim that they have no emotions, being creatures of pure rationality, but that is, of course, impossible, rational thought being an evolutionary offshoot of emotions, which underlie thought.
Hegel's system is, in its own way, a great evolutionary philosophy of an ideal type.
The evolutionary theory, more than hinted at in Kant's " Physical Geography," has, since the writings of Charles Darwin, become the unifying principle in geography.
Thus it might be argued that there can be no logical combination of elements from Christian ethics, with its divine sanction, and purely intuitional or evolutionary ethical theories, where the sanction is essentially different in quality.
On the ground that after the virtues of courage and valour and fearlessness have been taught in the lower stages of evolution, the virtue of gentle humane ness and extended sympathy for all that can suffer should be taught in the higher cycles of the evolutionary spiral.
Flesh-eating entailing necessarily an immense volume of pain upon the sentient animal creation should be abstained from by the "higher classes" in the evolutionary scale.
This series of feet represents the evolutionary succession from the Eocene Hypohippus (I) to the modern Equus (6) seen in front and in side view.
A very important evolutionary principle is that in such secondary returns to primary phases lost organs are never recovered, but new organs are acquired; hence the force of Dollo's dictum that evolution is irreversible from the point of view of structure, while frequently reversible, or recurrent, in point of view of the conditions of environment and adaptation.
To the evolutionary biologist brain is apt to appear to be the crowning object of knowledge.
Buffon accounted a grave defect of nature, and it must be confessed that no one has given what seems to be a satisfactory explanation of its precise use, though on evolutionary principles none will now doubt its fitness to the bird's requirements.
But the main factor in evolutionary process was undoubtedly the formation of hs, which brought gods of independent origin into relation ii one another, and thus imbued them with human passions virtues.
On the 9th of December he had been made viceadmiral, and in 1871 he commanded the fleet at Toulon; in 1875 he was a member of the council of admiralty; and in October 1876 he was appointed to command the evolutionary squadron in the Mediterranean.
After Mill means after Kant and Hegel and Herbart, and it means after the emergence of evolutionary naturalism.
The histories of all the great religious and philosophic movements show them as developments of an evolutionary process, arriving at their accepted dogmas through long periods of contention between numerous tendencies.
On the other hand some seek the essential Christianity in a life beneath and separable from the historic forms. In part under the influence of the Hegelian philosophy, and in part because of the prevalent evolutionary scientific world-view, God is represented under the form of pure thought, and the world process as the unfolding of himself.
But while there are foreshadowings of the evolutionary theory in this work, neither the philosophe historians nor Hume nor Gibbon arrived at a constructive principle in history which could take the place of the Providence they rejected.
From an evolutionary point of view, it is of interest to note the occurrence of filicinean and cycadean characters in the maidenhair tree.
Loisy may have successors who will champion theories of evolutionary transformation.
Baur maintained a thorough-going evolutionary optimism.
That attempt has not, in the opinion of the majority of critics, been successful, and perhaps what is most permanent in the contribution of modern times to ethical theory will ultimately be attributed to philosophers antagonistic to evolutionary ethics.
And both evolutionary and idealistic ethics agree in repudiating the standpoint of narrowindividualism, alike insist upon the necessity of regarding the self as social in character, and regard the end of moral progress as only realizable in a perfect society.
It was in Herbert Spencer, the triumphant " buccinator novi temporis," that the advocates of evolutionary ethics found.
It is frequently impossible to discover whether he wishes by an appeal to evolutionary principles to reinforce the sanctions and emphasize the absolute character of the traditional morality which in the main he accepts without question from the current opinions about conduct of his age, or whether he wishes to discredit and disprove the validity of that morality in order to substitute by the aid of the biological sciences a new ethical code.
The fact is that with few exceptions evolutionary moral philosophers evade the choice between alternatives which is always presented to them.
But it is precisely this, the only logical inference, which most evolutionary philosophers are unwilling to draw.
Perhaps the one European thinker who has carried evolutionary principles in ethics to their logical conclusion is Friedrich Nietzsche.
For he saw clearly that to be successful evolutionary ethics must involve the " transvaluation of all values," the " demoralization " of all ordinary current morality.
Green's principal objection to evolutionary moral philosophy is contained in the argument that no merely " natural " explanation of the facts of morality is conceivable.
And Martineau is curiously unsympathetic to the universal and social aspect of morality with which evolutionary and idealist moral philosophers are so largely occupied.
To the accompaniment of the drum, dancing - as a rhythmic but stationary movement of the feet or an evolutionary march - almost invariably goes, but rarely singing.
From the floras of the Tertiary age we pass by gradual stages to those which characterize the present phase of evolutionary progress.
It was engenderedsimply by the evolutionary process.
Each edge of the tree has a certain amount of evolutionary divergence associated with it, defined by the distance between the data items.
Gregory divides this into four suborders, each representing a distinct evolutionary series; i.
This was part of a larger project on the evolutionary ecology of learning (see all Cunningham papers below ).
It combines the perspectives of molecular genetics, evolutionary biology and pollination ecology.
The first is what we mean by ' evolutionary economic geography ' .
Haven't evolutionary geneticists been hinting at this all along by telling us that monkeys are where our genetic codes come from?
Friday morning keynote is by Elisabet Sahtouris, evolutionary biologist.
They retain their importance as critically important refugia for future evolutionary processes but they are under threat.
Ritchie's Natural Rights, from the point of view of a very hostile (evolutionary) idealism, sketches the early history of the phrase Natural Law.'
On the other hand, many evolutionists ignore the certainty that there must be a continuum in any real evolutionary process.
In the sequel he prepared a new evolutionary signal-book, which was adopted by the royal navy, and still remains in substance the foundation of the existing system of tactical evolutions at sea.