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consilience

(E. O. Wilson, Consilience, 1998) the principle of a ‘unity of knowledge’. Although his account is coloured by his association with SOCIOBIOLOGY, Wilson argues that ‘nothing fundamental separates the course of human history from the course of physical history’ and that a fluency of discourses across the existing boundaries of the social sciences, biology, environmental policy and ethics will build a far clearer view of the world.
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Evolutionary critics such as Joseph Carroll, Brian Boyd, and Jonathan Gottschall have made a step towards a fully consilient literary criticism,2 but as Nancy Easterlin notes their (and especially Carroll's) "strong appeal for scientific study ultimately [points] in the direction of a very different kind of discipline, one that perhaps locates human nature rather than literature as it primary object of study" (18).
Critical Theory and Animal Liberation, although for all of its differences I would also include Hall's book among such consilient efforts.
The refusal or failure to identify the most fundamental "domain assumption" about the foundations of ethics--whether from biology or from God--both cheapens the ethicists' agenda and weakens their credibility in the consilient world of science and the humanities.
Yet McEwan's novel does much more when viewed as a consilient reflection of the relationship between the sciences and the humanities.
Under this version of the crime of "wrongfully aiding the enemy," the provenance of an alien unlawful enemy combatant's duty or allegiance to the United States would still not have been self-evidently clear (although the Manual for Military Commissions' elaboration of this allegiance or duty as possibly arising from a contractual relationship with the United States would have clarified the matter (at least with respect to one discrete class of individuals), (258) albeit not in a way consilient with traditional notions of "allegiance" (259)).
Armed with a new book Consilient Mapping--nine probes for Architecture in Korea * one discovers that there are some more young architects coming back to Seoul from the smarter American and British Postgraduate courses: the crazy Hoon Moon, the dextrous Junsung Kim and Hailim Suh, or Minsuk Cho who makes marvellous swirling buildings, to mention only a few.
There needs to be a consilient approach to the interpretation of the evidence and the integration of intervention in clinical practice.
While the simple theories of a historical school will be consilient, the factoring in of necessary ad hoc interpretations, which are mutually inconsistent, reduces its value to zero.
Shepard (1994) has suggested that three-dimensional representation of colour might be an adaptation to enduring features of our physical world, which would enlarge the consilient enterprise.
Roy Gentry, EU Affairs Director of Consilient Health, an Irish generic medicines company, said: "The draft Directive as it stands would effectively grant pharmaceutical companies up to two extra years of monopoly on their products beyond the data exclusivity period.
But, Coleman argues, in perhaps the most interesting chapter in this part of the book, the corrective justice account is also nicely consilient.