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anthropogenesis

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The scientific study of the origin and development of humans.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The origin of man.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the evolution or genesis of the human race.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The genesis, origination, or evolution of man: applied both to the development of the individual (ontogenesis) and the development of the race (phylogenesis). Also called anthropogony, anthropogeny.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the evolution or genesis of the human race

Etymologies

anthropo- + -genesis, attested in English 1862, replacing or used alongside earlier anthropogeny; earlier use in German Anthropogenesis and French anthropogénésie (alongside anthropogénie), from the 1820s. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Cosmogony, biogenesis and anthropogenesis are relatively new fields of research that depend on the findings of many other fields.

    Archive 2010-01-01

  • Ages a counterscience rather than a further example of Idealist science is its turn from anthropogenesis to psychoanalysis.

    'The Abyss of the Past': Psychoanalysis in Schelling's Ages of the World (1815)

  • Still “the roote of all,” it has of late appeared in a number of guises, notably the attempt of Teilhard de Chardin to argue that the universe evolves from cosmogenesis through anthropogenesis to Christogen - esis.

    HIERARCHY AND ORDER

  • Image Credit: mjmonty via Flickr anthropogenesis is looking for some advice on building solar panels:

    TreeHugger

  • Now Agamben can return to the link between the oath and anthropogenesis, which has already been implicitly at stake insofar as this study has looked at the oath as the testimony to an originary experience of language.

    An und für sich

  • The flat water, whose surface totals 2,175 square kilometers, stabilized into an anthropogenesis ecological system that alleviated consequences of the drying up of the Aral Sea.

    Ferghana.Ru news agency

  • Human evolution, or anthropogenesis, is the part of biological evolution concerning the emergence of Homo sapiens as a distinct species from other hominans, great apes and placental mammals.

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  • Human evolution, or anthropogenesis, is the part of biological evolution concerning the emergence of

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  • He could at least have admitted the warming trend’s existence and exhibited a slightly more subtle and obfuscatory brand of denial by disputing anthropogenesis.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » A War on Science?

  • If we’re going to make job-killing, multi-trillion dollar global bets on anthropogenesis, I would like a bit more debate and a bit more humility forthcoming from scientists.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » “Climategate” and the Social Validation of Knowledge

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