The Epistemology of Development, Evolution, and Genetics: Selected Essays

Cambridge University Press (2005)
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The essays in this collection examine developments in three fundamental biological disciplines--embryology, evolutionary biology, and genetics--in conflict with each other for much of the twentieth century. They consider key methodological problems and the difficulty of overcoming them. Richard Burian interweaves historical appreciation of the settings within which scientists work, substantial knowledge of the biological problems at stake and the methodological and philosophical issues faced in integrating biological knowledge drawn from disparate sources.
Keywords Developmental biology Philosophy  Evolution (Biology Philosophy  Genetics Philosophy  Knowledge, Theory of
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Call number QH491.B86 2005
ISBN(s) 0521836751   9780521836753
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