Marginality and Human Genetic Evolution
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This paper discusses how Stephen Jay Gould's concept of evolution and Jonathan Boyarin's concept of marginality could synthesize and hypothetically explain the future of human evolution.
From the Paper:"As unlikely as it may seem, Jonathan Boyarin's "Waiting for a Jew" and Stephen Jay Gould's "What does the dreaded E word mean anyway" share a pivotal concept, that of marginality. While Boyarin describes the marginality of the Eighth Street Shul, Gould suggests that marginality could be highly impacting in terms of the genetic evolution of the human species. Just as Boyarin was able to develop transculturally in the Shul's marginal environment, Gould describes how the woolly mammoth might..."
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Marginality and Human Genetic Evolution (2008, December 01) Retrieved September 29, 2023, from https://www.academon.com/term-paper/marginality-and-human-genetic-evolution-124538/
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