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    Arnhart, Larry 2010. Biopolitical science. Politics and the Life Sciences, Vol. 29, Issue. 1, p. 24.


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The behavioral sciences are historical sciences of emergent complexity

  • Larry Arnhart (a1)
  • DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0140525X0700060X
  • Published online: 27 April 2007
Abstract

Unlike physics and chemistry, the behavioral sciences are historical sciences that explain the fuzzy complexity of social life through historical narratives. Unifying the behavioral sciences through evolutionary game theory would require a nested hierarchy of three kinds of historical narratives: natural history, cultural history, and biographical history.

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