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Ayala, Francisco J.

Contemporary Debates in Philosophy of Biology

Ayala, Francisco J. - Contemporary Debates in Philosophy of Biology, ebook

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This collection of specially commissioned essays puts top scholars head to head to debate the central issues in the lively and fast growing field of philosophy of biology
  • Brings together original essays on ten of the most hotly debated questions in philosophy of biology
  • Lively head-to-head debate format sharply defines the issues and paves the way for further discussion
  • Includes coverage of the new and vital area of evolutionary developmental biology, as well as the concept of a unified species, the role of genes in selection, the differences between micro- and macro-evolution, and much more
  • Each section features an introduction to the topic as well as suggestions for further reading
  • Offers an accessible overview of this fast-growing and dynamic field, whilst also capturing the imagination of professional philosophers and biologists

Keywords: Philosophy of Science, Philosophy, biology, intelligent design, evolution, genes, natural selection, evo devo

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Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Contemporary Debates in Philosophy
Page amount
440 pages
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781444314939
Printed ISBN
9781405159999

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