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The Resource Philosophy of biology, Peter Godfrey-Smith

Philosophy of biology, Peter Godfrey-Smith

Label
Philosophy of biology
Title
Philosophy of biology
Statement of responsibility
Peter Godfrey-Smith
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is a concise, comprehensive, and accessible introduction to the philosophy of biology written by a leading authority on the subject. Geared to philosophers, biologists, and students of both, the book provides sophisticated and innovative coverage of the central topics and many of the latest developments in the field. Emphasizing connections between biological theories and other areas of philosophy, and carefully explaining both philosophical and biological terms, Peter Godfrey-Smith discusses the relation between philosophy and science; examines the role of laws, mechanistic explanation,
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
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Godfrey-Smith, Peter
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Princeton foundations of contemporary philosophy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Biology
  • NATURE
  • SCIENCE
  • SCIENCE
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Biology
  • Biologie
  • Philosophie
Label
Philosophy of biology, Peter Godfrey-Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 159-178) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Philosophy and biology -- Laws, mechanisms, and models -- Evolution and natural selection -- Adaptation, construction, function -- Individuals -- Genes -- Species and the tree of life -- Evolution and social behavior -- Information
Control code
ocn863157294
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (187 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781306129503
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 544201
  • 22573/ctt4db42r
  • 001e6ef7-7c78-48f3-886e-08c3c41f61f8
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)863157294
Label
Philosophy of biology, Peter Godfrey-Smith
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 159-178) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Philosophy and biology -- Laws, mechanisms, and models -- Evolution and natural selection -- Adaptation, construction, function -- Individuals -- Genes -- Species and the tree of life -- Evolution and social behavior -- Information
Control code
ocn863157294
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (187 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781306129503
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 544201
  • 22573/ctt4db42r
  • 001e6ef7-7c78-48f3-886e-08c3c41f61f8
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)863157294

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