How development changes evolution: Conceptual and historical issues in evolutionary developmental biology

Biology and Philosophy 23 (4):567-578 (2008)

Stavros Ioannidis
University of Athens
Evolutionary developmental biology (Evo-Devo) is a new and rapidly developing field of biology which focuses on questions in the intersection of evolution and development and has been seen by many as a potential synthesis of these two fields. This synthesis is the topic of the books reviewed here. Integrating Evolution and Development (edited by Roger Sansom and Robert Brandon), is a collection of papers on conceptual issues in Evo-Devo, while From Embryology to Evo-Devo (edited by Manfred Laubichler and Jane Maienschein) is a history of the problem of the relations between ontogeny and phylogeny.
Keywords philosophy of biology  evolutionary developmental biology  ontogeny and phylogeny
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DOI 10.1007/s10539-008-9111-4
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