Is it a revolution?

Biology and Philosophy 22 (3):429-437 (2007)

Authors
Peter Godfrey-Smith
University of Sydney
Abstract
Jablonka and Lamb's claim that evolutionary biology is undergoing a ‘revolution’ is queried. But the very concept of revolutionary change has uncertain application to a field organized in the manner of contemporary biology. The explanatory primacy of sequence properties is also discussed.
Keywords Philosophy   Evolutionary Biology   Philosophy of Biology
Categories (categorize this paper)
DOI 10.1007/s10539-007-9062-1
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

Our Archive


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 47,385
External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library

References found in this work BETA

The Cultural Origins of Human Cognition.M. Tomasello - 1999 - Harvard University Press.

View all 8 references / Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

Humans and the Soil.Daniel C. Fouke - 2011 - Environmental Ethics 33 (2):147-161.
Rethinking Inheritance.Kim Sterelny - 2007 - Biological Theory 2 (3):215-217.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

The Darwinian Revolution Revisited.Sandra Herbert - 2005 - Journal of the History of Biology 38 (1):51 - 66.
Assessing the Fitness Landscape Revolution.Brett Calcott - 2008 - Biology and Philosophy 23 (5):639-657.
On the Choice Between Reform and Revolution.Kai Nielsen - 1971 - Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 14 (1-4):271 – 295.

Analytics

Added to PP index
2009-01-28

Total views
60 ( #148,633 of 2,291,106 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
5 ( #233,100 of 2,291,106 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

My notes

Sign in to use this feature