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Evolutionary Systems: Biological and Epistemological Perspectives on ...

G. Vijver, Stanley N. Salthe, M. Delpos - Philosophy - 2013 - 438 pages
The three well known revolutions of the past centuries - the Copernican, the Darwinian and the Freudian - each in their own way had a deflating and mechanizing effect on the ...
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Development and Evolution: Complexity and Change in Biology

Stanley N. Salthe - Psychology - 1993 - 357 pages
Development and Evolution surveys and illuminates the key themes of rapidly changing fields and areas of controversy that are redefining the theory and philosophy of biology ...
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The Philosophy of Ecology: From Science to Synthesis

David R. Keller, Frank B. Golley - Science - 2000 - 366 pages
This is the first introductory anthology on the philosophy of ecology edited by an ecologist and a philosopher. It illustrates the range of philosophical approaches available ...
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A Hierarchical Concept of Ecosystems

Robert V. O'Neill - Science - 1986 - 253 pages
"Ecosystem" is an intuitively appealing concept to most ecologists, but, in spite of its widespread use, the term remains diffuse and ambiguous. The authors of this book argue ...
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Unfinished Synthesis : Biological Hierarchies and Modern Evolutionary ...

New York Niles Eldredge American Museum of Natural History - Science - 1985 - 256 pages
This study provides a stimulating critique of contemporary evolutionary thought, analyzing the Modern Synthesis first developed by Theodosius Dobzhansky, Ernst Mayr, and George ...
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Conceptual Issues in Ecology

Esa Saarinen - Philosophy - 1982 - 374 pages
In this collection of essays, some of the leading ecologists and philosophers discuss the foundations of ecology and evolutionary biology. While large scale philosophical ...
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Discovery of the Life-Organizing Principle: In Search of the Fundamental ...

E. M. Elsheik - Science - 2014 - 248 pages
Everything you wanted to know about physics, biology, and the world at large becomes straightforward once you understand the life-organizing principle. Author E.M. Elsheikh, a ...
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The Structure and Confirmation of Evolutionary Theory

Elisabeth Anne Lloyd - Philosophy - 1994 - 235 pages
Traditionally a scientific theory is viewed as based on universal laws of nature that serve as axioms for logical deduction. In analyzing the logical structure of evolutionary ...
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Ecological Understanding: The Nature of Theory and the Theory of Nature

Steward T.A. Pickett, Jurek Kolasa, Clive G. Jones - Science - 2010 - 248 pages
This widely anticipated revision of the groundbreaking book, Ecological Understanding, updates this crucial sourcebook of contemporary philosophical insights for practicing ...
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