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The Resource Challenging the modern synthesis : adaptation, development, and inheritance, edited by Philippe Huneman and Denis M. Walsh

Challenging the modern synthesis : adaptation, development, and inheritance, edited by Philippe Huneman and Denis M. Walsh

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Challenging the modern synthesis : adaptation, development, and inheritance
Title
Challenging the modern synthesis
Title remainder
adaptation, development, and inheritance
Statement of responsibility
edited by Philippe Huneman and Denis M. Walsh
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This volume of original essays surveys recent challenges to the Modern Synthesis theory of evolution that arise from empirical advances in the understanding of evolution since the advent of the 21st century. It presents a spectrum of views by philosophers and biologists on the status and prospects of the Modern Synthesis
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
576.801
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Huneman, Philippe
  • Walsh, Denis M.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Evolution
  • Biology
Label
Challenging the modern synthesis : adaptation, development, and inheritance, edited by Philippe Huneman and Denis M. Walsh
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: Adaptation and Selection -- Natural selection, adaptation, and the recovery of development -- Why would we call for a new evolutionary synthesis? The variation issue and the explanatory alternatives -- Genetic assimilation and the paradox of blind variation -- Evolutionary theory evolving -- Part II: Development -- Evo-devo and the structure(s) of evolutionary theory: a different kind of challenge -- Toward a nonidealist evolutionary synthesis -- Evolvability and its evolvability -- "Chance caught on the wing": metaphysical commitment or methodological artifact? -- Part III: Inheritance -- Limited extended inheritance -- Heredity and evolutionary theory -- Serial homology as a challenge to evolutionary theory: the repeated parts of organisms from idealistic morphology to evo-devo
Control code
on1001337947
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199377183
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1001337947
Label
Challenging the modern synthesis : adaptation, development, and inheritance, edited by Philippe Huneman and Denis M. Walsh
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: Adaptation and Selection -- Natural selection, adaptation, and the recovery of development -- Why would we call for a new evolutionary synthesis? The variation issue and the explanatory alternatives -- Genetic assimilation and the paradox of blind variation -- Evolutionary theory evolving -- Part II: Development -- Evo-devo and the structure(s) of evolutionary theory: a different kind of challenge -- Toward a nonidealist evolutionary synthesis -- Evolvability and its evolvability -- "Chance caught on the wing": metaphysical commitment or methodological artifact? -- Part III: Inheritance -- Limited extended inheritance -- Heredity and evolutionary theory -- Serial homology as a challenge to evolutionary theory: the repeated parts of organisms from idealistic morphology to evo-devo
Control code
on1001337947
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199377183
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1001337947

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