The Resource The philosophy of biology, edited by David L. Hull and Michael Ruse, (eBook)

The philosophy of biology, edited by David L. Hull and Michael Ruse, (eBook)

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The philosophy of biology
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The philosophy of biology
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edited by David L. Hull and Michael Ruse
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eng
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unknown
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570/.1
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  • Hull, David L
  • Ruse, Michael
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  • eBooks from EBSCOhost
  • Oxford readings in philosophy
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  • Biology
  • Biologie
  • NATURE
  • SCIENCE
  • SCIENCE
  • Electronic books
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The philosophy of biology, edited by David L. Hull and Michael Ruse, (eBook)
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https://www.austinlibrary.com:8443/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=12424
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  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Adaptation: current usages / Mary Jane West-Eberhard -- Universal Darwinism / Richard Dawkins -- The Leibnizian paradigm / Daniel C. Dennett -- Exaptation -- a missing term in the science of forum / Stephen Jay Gould and Elizabeth S. Vrba -- Six sayings about adaptationism / Elliott Sober -- Two concepts of constraint: adaptationism and the challenge from developmental biology / Ron Amundson -- Developmental systems and evolutionary explanation / P.E. Griffiths and R.D. Gray -- The return of the gene / Kim Sterelny and Philip Kitcher -- The levels of selection: a hierarchy of interactors / Robert N. Brandon -- A critical review of philosophical work on the units of selection problem / Elliott Sober and David Sloan Wilson -- Function without purpose: the uses of causal role function in evolutionary biology / Ron Amundson and George V. Lauder -- Function and design / Philip Kitcher -- Functions: consensus without unity / Peter Godfrey-Smith -- Individuality, pluralism, and the phylogenetic species concept / Brent D. Mishler and Robert N. Brandon -- Phylogenetic systematics and the species problem / Devin de Queiroz and Michael J. Donoghue -- Eliminative pluralism / Marc Ereshefsky -- Science and myth / John Maynard Smith -- On human nature / David L. Hull -- Gender and science: origin, history, and politics / Evelyn Fox Keller -- Essentialism, women, and war: protesting too much, protesting too little / Susan Oyama -- Essentialism and constructionism about sexual orientation / Edward Stein; Altruism: theoretical contexts / Alexander Rosenberg -- What is evolutionary altruism? / Elliott Sober -- On the relationship between evolutionary and psychological definitions of altruism and selfishness / David Sloan Wilson -- The human genome project: towards an analysis of the empirical, ethical, and conceptual issues involved / Marga Vicedo -- Who's afraid of the human genome project? / Philip Kitcher -- In human genetics disguised eugenics? / Diane B. Paul -- Normality and variation: the human genome project and the ideal human type / Elisabeth A. Lloyd -- The human genome project: research tactics and economic strategies / Alexander Rosenberg -- The moral foundations of the idea of evolutionary progress: Darwin, Spencer, and the Neo-Darwinians / Robert J. Richards -- Evolution and progress / Michael Ruse -- Complexity and evolution: what everybody knows / Daniel W. McShea -- On replacing the idea of progress with an operational notion of directionality / Stephen Jay Gould -- When faith and reason clash: evolution and the bible / Alvin Plantinga -- Evolution and special creation / Ernan McMullin -- Reply to McMullin / Alvin Plantinga
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tsl-ebsco10222
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1 online resource (ix, 772 p.)
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online
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remote
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(OCoLC)43476797
Label
The philosophy of biology, edited by David L. Hull and Michael Ruse, (eBook)
Link
https://www.austinlibrary.com:8443/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=12424
Publication
Note
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Adaptation: current usages / Mary Jane West-Eberhard -- Universal Darwinism / Richard Dawkins -- The Leibnizian paradigm / Daniel C. Dennett -- Exaptation -- a missing term in the science of forum / Stephen Jay Gould and Elizabeth S. Vrba -- Six sayings about adaptationism / Elliott Sober -- Two concepts of constraint: adaptationism and the challenge from developmental biology / Ron Amundson -- Developmental systems and evolutionary explanation / P.E. Griffiths and R.D. Gray -- The return of the gene / Kim Sterelny and Philip Kitcher -- The levels of selection: a hierarchy of interactors / Robert N. Brandon -- A critical review of philosophical work on the units of selection problem / Elliott Sober and David Sloan Wilson -- Function without purpose: the uses of causal role function in evolutionary biology / Ron Amundson and George V. Lauder -- Function and design / Philip Kitcher -- Functions: consensus without unity / Peter Godfrey-Smith -- Individuality, pluralism, and the phylogenetic species concept / Brent D. Mishler and Robert N. Brandon -- Phylogenetic systematics and the species problem / Devin de Queiroz and Michael J. Donoghue -- Eliminative pluralism / Marc Ereshefsky -- Science and myth / John Maynard Smith -- On human nature / David L. Hull -- Gender and science: origin, history, and politics / Evelyn Fox Keller -- Essentialism, women, and war: protesting too much, protesting too little / Susan Oyama -- Essentialism and constructionism about sexual orientation / Edward Stein; Altruism: theoretical contexts / Alexander Rosenberg -- What is evolutionary altruism? / Elliott Sober -- On the relationship between evolutionary and psychological definitions of altruism and selfishness / David Sloan Wilson -- The human genome project: towards an analysis of the empirical, ethical, and conceptual issues involved / Marga Vicedo -- Who's afraid of the human genome project? / Philip Kitcher -- In human genetics disguised eugenics? / Diane B. Paul -- Normality and variation: the human genome project and the ideal human type / Elisabeth A. Lloyd -- The human genome project: research tactics and economic strategies / Alexander Rosenberg -- The moral foundations of the idea of evolutionary progress: Darwin, Spencer, and the Neo-Darwinians / Robert J. Richards -- Evolution and progress / Michael Ruse -- Complexity and evolution: what everybody knows / Daniel W. McShea -- On replacing the idea of progress with an operational notion of directionality / Stephen Jay Gould -- When faith and reason clash: evolution and the bible / Alvin Plantinga -- Evolution and special creation / Ernan McMullin -- Reply to McMullin / Alvin Plantinga
Control code
tsl-ebsco10222
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 772 p.)
Form of item
online
Other physical details
ill.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)43476797

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