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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
Dewey number
570.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QH331
LC item number
.C8465 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Contemporary debates in philosophy
Series volume
12
Label
Contemporary debates in philosophy of biology, edited by Francisco J. Ayala and Robert Arp
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
It is possible to reduce biological explanations to explanations in chemistry and/or physics / Evelyn Fox Keller -- It is not possible to reduce biological explanations to explanations in chemistry and/or physics / 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 -- 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 -- 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 -- 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 -- There is no place for intelligent design in the philosophy of biology : intelligent design is not science / Francisco J. Ayala
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 426 p.
Isbn
9781405159982
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009032169
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn426813330
  • (OCoLC)ocn520170111
Label
Contemporary debates in philosophy of biology, edited by Francisco J. Ayala and Robert Arp
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
It is possible to reduce biological explanations to explanations in chemistry and/or physics / Evelyn Fox Keller -- It is not possible to reduce biological explanations to explanations in chemistry and/or physics / 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 -- 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 -- 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 -- 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 -- There is no place for intelligent design in the philosophy of biology : intelligent design is not science / Francisco J. Ayala
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 426 p.
Isbn
9781405159982
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009032169
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn426813330
  • (OCoLC)ocn520170111

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