Scientiae Studia 5 (2):185-214 (2007)

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Pablo Lorenzano
Freie Universität Berlin (PhD)
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In this paper I discuss the problem of scientific laws in general and laws of biology in particular. After reviewing the debate about the existence of laws in biology, I examine the subject under the light of the structuralist notion of a fundamental law and argue for the law of matching as the fundamental law of genetics.
Keywords scientific law  law of biology  universality  necessity  a prioricity  metatheoretical structuralism  fundamental law  genetics  law of matching
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DOI 10.1590/S1678-31662007000200004
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