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Information Theory, Evolution, and the Origin of Life

Hubert P. Yockey - Computers - 2005 - 259 pages
Information Theory, Evolution and the Origin of Life presents a timely introduction to the use of information theory and coding theory in molecular biology. The genetical ...
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Keywords in Evolutionary Biology

Evelyn Fox Keller, Elisabeth A. Lloyd - Science - 1994 - 414 pages
In science, more than elsewhere, a word is expected to mean what it says, nothing more, nothing less. But scientific discourse is neither different nor separable from ordinary ...
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Foundations of Biophilosophy

Martin Mahner, Mario Bunge - Science - 2013 - 427 pages
Over the past three decades, the philosophy of biology has emerged from the shadow of the philosophy of physics to become a respectable and thriving philosophical subdiscipline ...
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Science as a Process: An Evolutionary Account of the Social and Conceptual ...

David L. Hull - Science - 1990 - 600 pages
"Legend is overdue for replacement, and an adequate replacement must attend to the process of science as carefully as Hull has done. I share his vision of a serious account of ...
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The Metaphysics of Evolution: Naqshbandis in the Ottoman World, 1450-1700

David L. Hull - Science - 1989 - 331 pages
This critical collection of essays represents the best of the best when it comes to philosophy of biology. Many chapters treat evolution as a biological phenomenon, but the ...
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Species: A History of the Idea

John S. Wilkins - Science - 2009 - 320 pages
The complex idea of "species" has evolved over time, yet its meaning is far from resolved. This comprehensive work takes a fresh look at an idea central to the field of biology ...
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The Intrinsic Value of Endangered Species

Ian A. Smith - Philosophy - 2016 - 172 pages
Why save endangered species without clear aesthetic, economic, or ecosystemic value? This book takes on this challenging question through an account of the intrinsic goods of ...
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Real Essentialism

David S. Oderberg - Philosophy - 2005 - 314 pages
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The Future of Phylogenetic Systematics: The Legacy of Willi Hennig

David Williams, Michael Schmitt, Quentin Wheeler - Science - 2016
Willi Hennig (1913–76), founder of phylogenetic systematics, revolutionised our understanding of the relationships among species and their natural classification. An expert on ...
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