Groups on groups: Some dynamics and possible resolution of the units of selection debates in evolutionary biology [Book Review]
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Biology and Philosophy 15 (3):389-401 (2000)
|Abstract||David Hull's analysis of conceptual change in science, as presentedin his book, Science as a Process (1988), provides a useful framework for understanding one of the scientific controversies in which he actively and constructively intervened, the units of selectiondebates in evolutionary biology. What follows is a brief overview ofthose debates and some reflections on them.|
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