Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:


What does local positivism fail to distinguish between, in Wilson's narration? (from The Natural Sciences)


What is the social cost of violating the incest taboo? (from The Fitness of Human Nature)


What is the problem with anthropology, in Edmund Wilson's estimation? (from The Social Sciences)


How does consilience work? (from Ariadne's Thread)


Where do tangible phenomena evolve, according to consilience? (from To What End?)

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