Paleobiology and philosophy

Biology and Philosophy 34 (2):31 (2019)

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Adrian Currie
Cambridge University
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I offer four ways of distinguishing paleobiology from neontology, and from this develop a sketch of the philosophy of paleobiology. I then situate and describe the papers in the special issue Paleobiology and Philosophy, and reflect on the value and prospects of paleontology-focused philosophy.
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