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    Evo-Devo: A Science of Dispositions.Christopher J. Austin - 2017 - European Journal for Philosophy of Science 7 (2):373-389.
    Evolutionary developmental biology represents a paradigm shift in the understanding of the ontogenesis and evolutionary progression of the denizens of the natural world. Given the empirical successes of the evo-devo framework, and its now widespread acceptance, a timely and important task for the philosophy of biology is to critically discern the ontological commitments of that framework and assess whether and to what extent our current metaphysical models are able to accommodate them. In this paper, I argue that one particular (...)
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    Marine Invertebrates, Model Organisms, and the Modern Synthesis: Epistemic Values, Evo-Devo, and Exclusion.Alan C. Love - 2009 - Theory in Biosciences 128:19–42.
    A central reason that undergirds the significance of evo-devo is the claim that development was left out of the Modern synthesis. This claim turns out to be quite complicated, both in terms of whether development was genuinely excluded and how to understand the different kinds of embryological research that might have contributed. The present paper reevaluates this central claim by focusing on the practice of model organism choice. Through a survey of examples utilized in the literature of the Modern (...)
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    The Road From Haeckel: The Jena Tradition in Evolutionary Morphology and the Origins of “Evo-Devo”. [REVIEW]Uwe Hoßfeld & Lennart Olsson - 2003 - Biology and Philosophy 18 (2):285-307.
    With Carl Gegenbaur and Ernst Haeckel, inspiredby Darwin and the cell theory, comparativeanatomy and embryology became established andflourished in Jena. This tradition wascontinued and developed further with new ideasand methods devised by some of Haeckelsstudents. This first period of innovative workin evolutionary morphology was followed byperiods of crisis and even a disintegration ofthe discipline in the early twentieth century.This stagnation was caused by a lack ofinterest among morphologists in Mendeliangenetics, and uncertainty about the mechanismsof evolution. Idealistic morphology was stillinfluental in (...)
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    Empowering Plant Evo‐Devo: Virus Induced Gene Silencing Validates New and Emerging Model Systems.Verónica S. Di Stilio - 2011 - Bioessays 33 (9):711-718.
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    Morphological and Paleontological Perspectives for a History of Evo-Devo.A. C. Love - 2007 - In M. Laubichler & J. Maienschein (eds.), From Embryology to Evo-Devo: A History of Developmental Evolution. MIT Press. pp. 267–307.
    Exploring history pertinent to evolutionary developmental biology (hereafter, Evo-devo) is an exciting prospect given its current status as a cutting-edge field of research. The first and obvious question concerns where to begin searching for materials and sources. Since this new discipline adopts a moniker that intentionally juxtaposes ‘evolution’ and development’, individuals, disciplines, and institutional contexts relevant to the history of evolutionary studies and investigations of ontogeny prompt themselves. Each of these topics has received attention from historians and thus there (...)
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  6. Evo-Devo as a Trading Zone.Rasmus Grønfeldt Winther - 2015 - In Alan Love (ed.), Conceptual Change in Biology: Scientific and Philosophical Perspectives on Evolution and Development. Springer Verlag, Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science.
    Evo-Devo exhibits a plurality of scientific “cultures” of practice and theory. When are the cultures acting—individually or collectively—in ways that actually move research forward, empirically, theoretically, and ethically? When do they become imperialistic, in the sense of excluding and subordinating other cultures? This chapter identifies six cultures – three /styles/ (mathematical modeling, mechanism, and history) and three /paradigms/ (adaptationism, structuralism, and cladism). The key assumptions standing behind, under, or within each of these cultures are explored. Characterizing the internal structure (...)
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    Defending Evo‐Devo: A Response to Hoekstra and Coyne.Lindsay R. Craig - 2009 - Philosophy of Science 76 (3):335-344.
    The study of evolutionary developmental biology (“evo‐devo”) has recently experienced a dramatic surge in popularity among researchers and theorists concerned with evolution. However, some biologists and philosophers remain skeptical of the claims of evo‐devo. This paper discusses and responds to the recent high profile criticisms of evo‐devo presented by biologists Hopi E. Hoekstra and Jerry A. Coyne. I argue that their objections are unconvincing. Indeed, empirical research supports the main tenets of evo‐devo, including the claim that morphological evolution is the (...)
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    Evo-Devo, Modularity, and Evolvability: Insights for Cultural Evolution.Simon M. Reader - 2006 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 29 (4):361-362.
    Evolutionary developmental biology (“evo-devo”) may provide insights and new methods for studies of cognition and cultural evolution. For example, I propose using cultural selection and individual learning to examine constraints on cultural evolution. Modularity, the idea that traits vary independently, can facilitate evolution (increase “evolvability”), because evolution can act on one trait without disrupting another. I explore links between cognitive modularity, evolutionary modularity, and cultural evolvability. (Published Online November 9 2006).
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    Evo-Devo Meets the Mind: Toward a Developmental Evolutionary Psychology.Paul Griffiths - manuscript
    _The emerging discipline of evolutionary developmental biology has opened up many new _ _lines of investigation into morphological evolution. Here I explore how two of the core _ _theoretical concepts in ‘evo-devo’ – modularity and homology – apply to evolutionary _ _psychology. I distinguish three sorts of module - developmental, functional and mental _ _modules and argue that mental modules need only be ‘virtual’ functional modules. _ _Evolutionary psychologists have argued that separate mental modules are solutions to _ _separate (...)
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    Accounting For Vertebrate Limbs: From Owen's Homology To Novelty In Evo-Devo.Ron Amundson - unknown
    This article reviews the recent reissuing of Richard Owen’s On the Nature of Limbs and its three novel, introductory essays. These essays make Owen’s 1849 text very accessible by discussing the historical context of his work and explaining how Owen’s ideas relate to his larger intellectual framework. In addition to the ways in which the essays point to Owen’s relevance for contemporary biology, I discuss how Owen’s unity of type theory and his homology claims about fins and limbs compare with (...)
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    Accounting for Vertebrate Limbs: From Owen's Homology to Novelty in Evo-Devo.Ingo Brigandt - 2009 - Philosophy & Theory in Biology 1 (20130604):e004.
    This article reviews the recent reissuing of Richard Owen’s On the Nature of Limbs and its three novel, introductory essays. These essays make Owen’s 1849 text very accessible by discussing the historical context of his work and explaining how Owen’s ideas relate to his larger intellectual framework. In addition to the ways in which the essays point to Owen’s relevance for contemporary biology, I discuss how Owen’s unity of type theory and his homology claims about fins and limbs compare with (...)
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  12. Evolutionary Morphology and Evo-Devo: Hierarchy and Novelty.A. C. Love - 2006 - Theory in Biosciences 124:317–333.
    Although the role of morphology in evolutionary theory remains a subject of debate, assessing the contributions of morphological investigation to evolutionary developmental biology (Evo-devo) is a more circumscribed issue of direct relevance to ongoing research. Historical studies of morphologically oriented researchers and the formation of the Modern Synthesis in the Anglo-American context identify a recurring theme: the synthetic theory of evolution did not capture multiple levels of biological organization. When this feature is incorporated into a philosophical framework for explaining (...)
     
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    Decisions, Decisions: Why Thomas Hunt Morgan Was Not the "Father" of Evo-Devo.Jeffrey H. Schwartz - 2006 - Philosophy of Science 73 (5):918-929.
    Although the construction of neo-Darwinism grew out of Thomas Hunt Morgan's melding of Darwinism and Mendelism, his evidence did not soley support a model of gradual change. To the contrary, he was confronted with observations that could have led him to a more "evo-devo" understanding of the emergence of novel features. Indeed, since Morgan was an embryologist before he became a fruit-fly geneticist, one would have predicted that the combination of these two lines of research would have resulted in (...)
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    Animal Cognition Meets Evo-Devo.R. Allen Gardner - 2005 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 28 (5):699-700.
    Sound comparative psychology and modern evolutionary and developmental biology (often called evo-devo) emphasize powerful effects of developmental conditions on the expression of genetic endowment. Both demand that evolutionary theorists recognize these effects. Instead, Tomasello et al. compares studies of normal human children with studies of chimpanzees reared and maintained in cognitively deprived conditions, while ignoring studies of chimpanzees in cognitively appropriate environments.
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    Pattern and Process in Evo-Devo: Descriptions and Explanations.Laura Nuño de la Rosa & Arantza Etxeberria - unknown
    In the evolutionary biology of the Modern Synthesis the study of patterns refers to how to identify and systematise order in lineages, looking for hierarchies or for branching/splitting events in the tree of life, whereas the resulting order is supposed to be due to underlying processes or mechanisms. But patterns and processes play distinct roles in evo-devo: four different views on the role of patterns and processes in descriptions and explanations of development and evolution: A) transformational; B) generative; C) (...)
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  16. The Changing Role of the Embryo in Evolutionary Thought: Roots of Evo-Devo.Ron Amundson - 2005 - Cambridge University Press.
    In this book Ron Amundson examines two hundred years of scientific views on the evolution-development relationship from the perspective of evolutionary developmental biology. This perspective challenges several popular views about the history of evolutionary thought by claiming that many earlier authors had made history come out right for the Evolutionary Synthesis. The book starts with a revised history of nineteenth-century evolutionary thought. It then investigates how development became irrelevant with the Evolutionary Synthesis. It concludes with an examination of the contrasts (...)
     
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  17. Interdisciplinary Lessons for the Teaching of Biology From the Practice of Evo-Devo.Alan C. Love - 2013 - Science & Education 22:255–278.
    Evolutionary developmental biology (Evo-devo) is a vibrant area of contemporary life science that should be (and is) increasingly incorporated into teaching curricula. Although the inclusion of this content is important for biological pedagogy at multiple levels of instruction, there are also philosophical lessons that can be drawn from the scientific practices found in Evo-devo. One feature of particular significance is the interdisciplinary nature of Evo-devo investigations and their resulting explanations. Instead of a single disciplinary approach being the (...)
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    Is It Time for an Updated 'Eco-Evo-Devo'Definition of Evolution by Natural Selection?Marion Blute - 2008 - Spontaneous Generations 2 (1):1.
    Abstract A lot of science has passed under the bridge since the classic definition of evolution as a change in gene frequencies in a population became common. Much knowledge has accumulated since then about evolution, heredity, ecology, development, phenotypic plasticity, niche construction and genetic drift. Building on Van Valen’s description of evolution as “the control of development by ecology,” it is suggested that the classic definition be replaced by a updated ‘eco‐evo-evo’ definition of evolution by natural selection which acknowledges this (...)
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  19. Endless Forms Most Beautiful: The New Science of Evo Devo.Sean Carroll - 2007 - Journal of the History of Biology 40 (3):594-597.
  20. From Embryology to Evo-Devo: A History of Developmental Evolution.Manfred Laubichler & Jane Maienschein - 2008 - Journal of the History of Biology 41 (3):579-582.
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    Mechanism, Emergence, and Miscibility: The Autonomy of Evo-Devo.Denis M. Walsh - 2013 - In Philippe Huneman (ed.), Functions: Selection and Mechanisms. Springer. pp. 43--65.
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    Evo-Devo, Devo-Evo, and Devgen-Popgen.Scott F. Gilbert - 2003 - Biology and Philosophy 18 (2):347-352.
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    Modelling 'Evo‐Devo' with RNA.Walter Fontana - 2002 - Bioessays 24 (12):1164-1177.
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    The Excluded Philosophy of Evo-Devo? Revisiting CH Waddington's Failed Attempt to Embed Alfred North Whitehead's" Organicism" in Evolutionary Biology.Erik L. Peterson - 2011 - History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences 33 (3).
  25. Evo-devo.Jason Scott Robert - 2008 - In Michael Ruse (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Biology. Oxford University Press.
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    Toward a Mechanistic Evo Devo.Andrew L. Hamilton - 2009 - In Manfred Laubichler & Jane Maienschein (eds.), Form and Function in Developmental Evolution. Cambridge University Press. pp. 213.
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    Evo-Devo Comes Into Focus.Courtney Babbitt, Matt Giorgianni & Alivia Price - 2002 - Bioessays 24 (7):677-679.
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    Neo-Darwinism and Evo-Devo: An Argument for Theoretical Pluralism in Evolutionary Biology.Lindsay R. Craig - 2015 - Perspectives on Science 23 (3):243-279.
    The relatively new field of evolutionary developmental biology continues to attract considerable attention from biologists, philosophers, and historians, in part, because work in this field demonstrates that important changes are underway within biology. Though studies of development and evolution were closely connected during the 19th century, continued work in genetics fostered a general split between the two during the first decades of the twentieth century (e.g., Allen 1978; Gilbert 1978; Mayr and Provine 1980; Gilbert, Opitz and..
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    Evolutionary Novelty and the Evo-Devo Synthesis: Field Notes.I. Brigandt & Alan C. Love - 2010 - Evolutionary Biology 37:93–99.
    Accounting for the evolutionary origins of morphological novelty is one of the core challenges of contemporary evolutionary biology. A successful explanatory framework requires the integration of different biological disciplines, but the relationships between developmental biology and standard evolutionary biology remain contested. There is also disagreement about how to define the concept of evolutionary novelty. These issues were the subjects of a workshop held in November 2009 at the University of Alberta. We report on the discussion and results of this workshop, (...)
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    The Evolution of “Evo-Devo”.Adam S. Wilkins - 2015 - Bioessays 37 (12):1258-1260.
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    The Changing Role of the Embryo in Evolutionary Thought: The Roots of Evo-Devo[REVIEW]Peter Bowler - 2007 - British Journal for the History of Science 40 (3):460-462.
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    The Changing Role of the Embryo in Evolutionary Thought: Roots of Evo-Devo. By Ron Amundson. Pp. Xiii, 280, Cambridge University Press, 2007, $26.99. [REVIEW]Bradford McCall - 2012 - Heythrop Journal 53 (5):870-871.
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    Quirks of Human Anatomy: An Evo‐Devo Look at the Human Body.Anne Buchanan - 2010 - Bioessays 32 (6):537-538.
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    Does EvoDevo Equal Regulatory Evolution?: Endless Forms Most Beautiful: The New Science of Evo Devo and the Making of the Animal Kingdom Sean B. Carroll New York and London : Norton , 2005 (350 Pp; $25.95 Hbk; ISBN 0393060160); From DNA to Diversity: Molecular Genetics and the Evolution of Animal Design (2nd Ed.) Sean B. Carroll , Jennifer K. Grenier , Scott D. Weatherbee Malden, MA : Blackwell , 2004 (258 Pp; $49.95 Pbk; ISBN 1405119500). [REVIEW]Manfred D. Laubichler - 2006 - Biological Theory 1 (1):102-103.
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    From Embryology to Evo-Devo: A History of Developmental Evolution (Review).Ronald A. Jenner - 2009 - Perspectives in Biology and Medicine 52 (3):458-462.
  36. La biología evo-devo, el crecimiento del cerebro y la evolución del lenguaje.Sergi Balari Ravera & Guillermo José Lorenzo González - 2010 - Ludus Vitalis 18 (33):49-78.
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    Evo-Devo: A New Evolutionary Paradigm?Michael Ruse - 2005 - Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement 80 (56):8-.
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    Review of Ron Amundson, The Changing Role of the Embryo in Evolutionary Thought: Roots of Evo-Devo[REVIEW]Alan C. Love - 2005 - Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2005 (10).
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    Form and Function in Evo Devo: Historical and Conceptual Reflections.Manfred D. Laubichler - 2009 - In Manfred Laubichler & Jane Maienschein (eds.), Form and Function in Developmental Evolution. Cambridge University Press. pp. 10.
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    From Embryology to Evo‐Devo: A History of Developmental Evolution. [REVIEW]Richard Burian - 2009 - Isis: A Journal of the History of Science 100:178-180.
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    Evo/Devo Coming to Age: The First Textbook.Jean S. Deutsch - 2001 - Bioessays 23 (8):757-758.
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    Evo-Devo: A New Evolutionary Paradigm?Michael Ruse - 2005 - Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement 56:8-9.
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    Manfred D. Laubichler;, Jane Maienschein .From Embryology to Evo‐Devo: A History of Developmental Evolution.Vii + 569 Pp., Figs., Tables, Index. Cambridge, Mass./London: MIT Press, 2007. $55. [REVIEW]Richard Burian - 2009 - Isis 100 (1):178-180.
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    Evo-Devo, Modularity, and Evolvability: Insights for Cultural Evolution.M. Simon - 2006 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 29 (4).
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    Empowering Plant Evo-Devo: Virus Induced Gene Silencing Validates New and Emerging Model Systems.Verónica S. Di Stilio - 2011 - Bioessays 33 (9):711-718.
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    Evo-devo como disciplina integradora: la temporalidad de los procesos biológicos como estrategia de análisis.Constanza Alexandra Rendón & Guillermo Folguera - 2014 - Theoria. An International Journal for Theory, History and Foundations of Science 29 (3):395.
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    Pattern and Process in Evo-Devo.Laura Nuño De La Rosa García & Arantza Etxeberria - unknown
    In the Modern Synthesis the study of patterns refers to how to identify and systematize order in lineages (description), attributed to underlying processes or mechanisms (explanation). But patterns and processes play distinct roles in evodevo. In this paper we (1) distinguish three different views (the transformational, the morphogenetic and the process approach) according to the role they play in the description and explanation of development and evolution, and (2) relate this discussion to the issues of homology and variation.
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  48. Ron Amundson, The Changing Role of the Embryo in Evolutionary Thought: The Roots of Evo-Devo. Cambridge Studies in Philosophy and Biology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. Pp. Xiii+280. ISBN 0-521-80699-2. $75.00. [REVIEW]Peter J. Bowler - 2007 - British Journal for the History of Science 40 (3):460.
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  49. Ron Amundson.The Changing Role of the Embryo in Evolutionary Thought: Roots of Evo‐Devo. Xiii + 280 Pp., Index. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. $75. [REVIEW]Frederick B. Churchill - 2006 - Isis 97 (2):375-375.
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  50. Forme del divenire. Evo‐devo: la biologia evoluzionistica dello sviluppo - Alessandro Minelli. [REVIEW]Marco Fenici - 2008 - Humana.Mente 6.
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