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Millstein, Roberta L. (2001) Evolution. [Preprint]

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    This paper is an overview of the philosophy of evolution - past, present, and future - to be published in <I>The Blackwell Guide to the Philosophy of Science</I>, edited by P.K. Machamer and M. Silberstein. It surveys the following topics: the neutralist/selectionist debate, the adapationist programme and its challenges, sociobiology, contingency, laws of biology, the species category problem, the species taxon problem, the tautology problem, fitness, units of selection.


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    Item Type: Preprint
    Keywords: evolution, the neutralist/selectionist debate, the adapationist programme and its challenges, sociobiology, contingency, laws of biology, the species category problem, the species taxon problem, the tautology problem, fitness, units of selection
    Subjects: Specific Sciences > Biology > Evolutionary Theory
    Depositing User: Dr. Roberta L. Millstein
    Date Deposited: 15 Apr 2003
    Last Modified: 07 Oct 2010 11:11
    Item ID: 1139
    URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/1139

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