Books published by Marcombo

Metaphysics and the Origin of Species

Marcombo | July 10, 1997 | 377 pages
This sweeping discussion of the philosophy of evolutionary biology is based on the revolutionary idea that species are not kinds of organisms but wholes composed of organisms.  More Info

Sanctioned Violence in Early China

Marcombo | October 21, 1990 | 374 pages
This book provides new insight into the creation of the Chinese empire by examining the changing forms of permitted violence—warfare, hunting, sacrifice, punishments, and vengeance. It analyzes the interlinked evolution of these violent practices to reveal changes in the nature of political... More Info