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Author Robert, Jason Scott.

Title Embryology, epigenesis, and evolution : taking development seriously / Jason Scott Robert
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 158 pages) : illustrations
Series Cambridge studies in philosophy and biology
Cambridge studies in philosophy and biology.
Contents Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Figures; Preface; 1 The Problem of Development; 2 Exemplars; 3 Scylla and Charybdis; 4 Constitutive Epigenetics; 5 Creative Development; 6 A New Synthesis?; 7 The Devil is in the Gestalt; Endnotes; Bibliography; Index
Summary This book explores the nature of development against current trends in biological theory and practice and looks at the interrelations between development and evolution, an area of resurgent biological interest. Clearly written, it should be of interest to students and professionals in the philosophy of science and the philosophy of biology
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 141-155) and index
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Subject Developmental Biology.
Epigenesis, Genetic.
Evolution
Philosophy, Medical.
Developmental biology -- Philosophy.
Embryology -- Philosophy.
Evolution (Biology) -- Philosophy.
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