Philosophy of Biology

Philosophy of Biology

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Philosophy of Biology is a rapidly expanding field. It is concerned with explanatory concepts in evolution, genetics, and ecology. This collection of 25 essays by leading researchers provides an overview of the state of the field. These essays are wholly new; none of them could have been written even ten years ago. They demonstrate how philosophical analysis has been able to contribute to sometimes contested areas of scientific theory making. -Written by internationally acknowledged leaders in the field - Entries make original contributions as well as summarizing state of the art discoveries in the field - Easy to read and understandSire Transmission of Acquired Resistance to Myxomatosis, Australian Journal of Zoology 43: 459-465, 1995. [Park, 1932] T. Park. Studies in Population Physiology: The Relation of Numbers to Initial Population Growth in the Flour Beetle Tribolium ... [Reeve and Keller, 1999] H. K. Reeve and L. Keller. Levels of Selection: Burying the Unitsof-Selection Debate and Unearthing the Crucial New Issues.

Title:Philosophy of Biology
Publisher:Elsevier - 2007-02-05


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