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Sex and death : an introduction to philosophy of biology / Kim Sterelny and Paul E. Griffiths
Bib ID 2887215
Format BookBook
Author
Sterelny, Kim
 
Description Chicago, Ill. : University of Chicago Press, c1999 
xv, 440 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0226773035 (acid-free paper) (alkaline paper) (cased) (cloth)
0226773043 (acid-free paper) (alkaline paper) (paperback)
Series

Science and its conceptual foundations.

Full contents
  • Pt. I. Introduction. 1. Theory Really Matters: Philosophy of Biology and Social Issues. 2. The Received View of Evolution
  • Pt. II. Genes, Molecules, and Organisms. 3. The Gene's Eye View of Evolution. 4. The Organism Strikes Back. 5. The Developmental Systems Alternative. 6. Mendel and Molecules. 7. Reduction: For and Against
  • Pt. III. Organisms, Groups, and Species. 8. Organisms, Groups, and Superorganisms. 9. Species
  • Pt. IV. Evolutionary Explanations. 10. Adaptation, Perfection, Function. 11. Adaptation, Ecology, and the Environment. 12. Life on Earth: The Big Picture
  • Pt. V. Evolution and Human Nature. 13. From Sociobiology to Evolutionary Psychology. 14. A Case Study: Evolutionary Theories of Emotion
  • Pt. VI. Concluding Thoughts. 15. What is Life?
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 391-421) and index.

Subjects Biology -- Philosophy.  |  Biology -- Philosophy.
Other authors/contributors Griffiths, Paul E

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