"This book has no competition whatsoever. There is no anthology which even attempts to cover this ground... It will, I believe, become the standard text.--Richard Boyd, Cornell University (review of the first edition)From the Publisher:
There has been considerable and lively debate in philosophy of biology over the decade since the first edition of this anthology appeared. Changes and additions in the new edition reflect the ways in which the subject has broadened and deepened on several fronts; more than half of the chapters are new. In all, twenty-three selections take up fitness, function and teleology, adaptationism, units of selection, essentialism and population thinking, species, systematic philosophies, phylogenetic inference, reduction of Mendelian genetics to molecular biology, ethics and sociobiology, and cultural evolution and evolutionary epistemology.
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Descripción The MIT Press, 1984. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 0262193361
Descripción Estado de conservación: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Nº de ref. de la librería 97802621933681.0