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Immunology and individuality

Pradeu, Thomas (2019) Immunology and individuality. eLife, 8. e47384.


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Immunology and philosophy have a rich history of dialogue. Immunologists have long been influenced by ideas from philosophy, notably the concept of 'self', and many philosophers have explored the conceptual, theoretical and methodological foundations of immunology. Here, I discuss two aspects of this dialogue: biological individuality and immunogenicity.

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Item Type: Article
Pradeu, Thomas
Keywords: Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Biology, Individuality, immunogenicity, nonself, self
Depositing User: Thomas Pradeu
Date Deposited: 16 Oct 2020 14:07
Last Modified: 16 Oct 2020 14:07
Item ID: 18232
Journal or Publication Title: eLife
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Date: April 2019
Page Range: e47384
Volume: 8

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