Studies in the Philosophy of Biology: Reduction and Related Problems
Francisco Ayala, Francisco Josť Ayala, Francisco Jose Ayala, Theodosius Dobzhansky
University of California Press, Jan 1, 1974 - Science - 390 pages
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