Contemporary Debates in Philosophy of Biology (Heftet)

Serie: Contemporary Debates in Philosophy 

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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2009
Antall sider: 440
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Contemporary Debates in Philosophy
ISBN/EAN: 9781405159999
Kategori: Matematikk
Omtale: Contemporary Debates in Philosophy of Biology
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

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