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The Resource Contemporary debates in philosophy of biology, edited by Francisco J. Ayala and Robert Arp

Contemporary debates in philosophy of biology, edited by Francisco J. Ayala and Robert Arp

Label
Contemporary debates in philosophy of biology
Title
Contemporary debates in philosophy of biology
Statement of responsibility
edited by Francisco J. Ayala and Robert Arp
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1934-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ayala, Francisco José
  • Arp, Robert
Series statement
Contemporary debates in philosophy
Series volume
12
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Biology
  • Evolution (Biology)
Label
Contemporary debates in philosophy of biology, edited by Francisco J. Ayala and Robert Arp
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Species are real biological entities
  • Michael F. Claridge
  • Species are not uniquely real biological entities
  • Brent D. Mishler
  • Selection does operate primarily on genes : in defense of the gene as the unit of selection
  • Carmen Sapienza
  • Selection does not operate primarily on genes
  • Richard M. Burian
  • Microevolution and macroevolution are governed by the same processes
  • Michael R. Dietrich
  • It is possible to reduce biological explanations to explanations in chemistry and/or physics
  • Microevolution and macroevolution are not governed by the same processes
  • Douglas H. Erwin
  • Evolutionary developmental biology offers a significant challenge to the neo-Darwinian paradigm
  • Manfred D. Laubichler
  • Evolutionary developmental biology does not offer a significant challenge to the neo-Darwinian paradigm
  • Alessandro Minelli
  • The basic components of the human mind were solidified during the Pleistocene epoch
  • Valerie G. Starratt and Todd K. Shackelford
  • The basic components of the human mind were not solidified during the Pleistocene epoch
  • Stephen M. Downes
  • Evelyn Fox Keller
  • Memetics does provide a useful way of understanding cultural evolution
  • Susan Blackmore
  • Memetics does not provide a useful way of understanding cultural evolution : a developmental perspective
  • William C. Wimsatt
  • The biological sciences can act as a ground for ethics
  • Michael Ruse
  • What the biological sciences can and cannot contribute to ethics
  • Francisco J. Ayala
  • There is a place for intelligent design in the philosophy of biology : intelligent design in (philosophy of) biology : some legitimate roles
  • Del Ratzsch
  • It is not possible to reduce biological explanations to explanations in chemistry and/or physics
  • There is no place for intelligent design in the philosophy of biology : intelligent design is not science
  • Francisco J. Ayala
  • John Dupré
  • Traits have evolved to function the way they do because of a past advantage
  • Mark Perlman
  • Traits have not evolved to function the way they do because of a past advantage
  • Robert Cummins and Martin Roth
Control code
ocn426813330
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xii, 426 p.
Isbn
9781405159982
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009032169
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)426813330
Label
Contemporary debates in philosophy of biology, edited by Francisco J. Ayala and Robert Arp
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Species are real biological entities
  • Michael F. Claridge
  • Species are not uniquely real biological entities
  • Brent D. Mishler
  • Selection does operate primarily on genes : in defense of the gene as the unit of selection
  • Carmen Sapienza
  • Selection does not operate primarily on genes
  • Richard M. Burian
  • Microevolution and macroevolution are governed by the same processes
  • Michael R. Dietrich
  • It is possible to reduce biological explanations to explanations in chemistry and/or physics
  • Microevolution and macroevolution are not governed by the same processes
  • Douglas H. Erwin
  • Evolutionary developmental biology offers a significant challenge to the neo-Darwinian paradigm
  • Manfred D. Laubichler
  • Evolutionary developmental biology does not offer a significant challenge to the neo-Darwinian paradigm
  • Alessandro Minelli
  • The basic components of the human mind were solidified during the Pleistocene epoch
  • Valerie G. Starratt and Todd K. Shackelford
  • The basic components of the human mind were not solidified during the Pleistocene epoch
  • Stephen M. Downes
  • Evelyn Fox Keller
  • Memetics does provide a useful way of understanding cultural evolution
  • Susan Blackmore
  • Memetics does not provide a useful way of understanding cultural evolution : a developmental perspective
  • William C. Wimsatt
  • The biological sciences can act as a ground for ethics
  • Michael Ruse
  • What the biological sciences can and cannot contribute to ethics
  • Francisco J. Ayala
  • There is a place for intelligent design in the philosophy of biology : intelligent design in (philosophy of) biology : some legitimate roles
  • Del Ratzsch
  • It is not possible to reduce biological explanations to explanations in chemistry and/or physics
  • There is no place for intelligent design in the philosophy of biology : intelligent design is not science
  • Francisco J. Ayala
  • John Dupré
  • Traits have evolved to function the way they do because of a past advantage
  • Mark Perlman
  • Traits have not evolved to function the way they do because of a past advantage
  • Robert Cummins and Martin Roth
Control code
ocn426813330
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xii, 426 p.
Isbn
9781405159982
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009032169
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)426813330

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