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    Michael J. Katz & William Goffman (1981). Preformation of Ontogenetic Patterns. Philosophy of Science 48 (3):438-453.
    Most patterns of an organism develop reproducibly and predictably. Thus, most biological patterns are largely predetermined by the nature of the zygote and by the nature of the surrounding world. Some ontogenetic patterns can also be considered to be preformed. Eighteenth and nineteenth century definitions of 'preformation' suggested that all aspects of a precursor pattern--its elements and its configuration--are preserved during development. Today, the idea of preformed configurations has been lost. To revive this lost idea, we offer the following biologically (...)
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    Michael J. Katz (1984). Cause and Effect in Evolution. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 7 (4):492.
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    Michael Jay Katz (1994). Scientific Observers with a Human Taint. World Futures 39 (4):243-247.
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  4. Michael J. Katz (1986). Templets and the Explanation of Complex Patterns. Monograph Collection (Matt - Pseudo).
     
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