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    The Science of the Struggle for Existence: On the Foundations of Ecology.Gregory J. Cooper - 2003 - Cambridge University Press.
    This book is a sustained examination of issues in the philosophy of ecology that have been a source of controversy since the emergence of ecology as an explicit scientific discipline. The controversies revolve around the idea of a balance of nature, the possibility of general ecological knowledge and the role of model-building in ecology. The Science of the Struggle for Existence is also a detailed treatment of these issues that incorporates both a comprehensive investigation of the relevant ecological literature and (...)
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    The House and the Household.Gregory J. Cooper & Lawrence E. Hurd - 2019 - Philosophical Topics 47 (1):21-43.
    The concept of population is central to ecology, yet it has received little attention from philosophers of ecology. Furthermore, the work that has been done often recycles ideas that have been developed for evolutionary biology. We argue that ecological populations and evolutionary populations, though intimately related, are distinct, and that the distinction matters to practicing ecologists. We offer a definition of ecological population in terms of demographic independence, where changes in abundance are a function of birth and death processes alone. (...)
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  3. 'A Modern Legal Ethics' on the Substantive Justification of the Lawyer's Role and its Implications for Professional Practice [Book Review].Gregory J. Cooper - 2010 - Legal Ethics 13 (2):250.
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