The Resource Conceptual issues in evolutionary biology, edited by Elliott Sober

Conceptual issues in evolutionary biology, edited by Elliott Sober

Label
Conceptual issues in evolutionary biology
Title
Conceptual issues in evolutionary biology
Statement of responsibility
edited by Elliott Sober
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QH366.2
LC item number
.C64 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Sober, Elliott
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  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Biology
  • Biological Evolution
Label
Conceptual issues in evolutionary biology, edited by Elliott Sober
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Bradford books."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The propensity interpretation of fitness / Susan K. Mills and John H. Beatty -- The two faces of fitness / Elliott Sober -- Excerpts from Adaptation and Natural Selection / George C. Williams -- Levels of selection: an alternative to individualism in biology and the human sciences / David Sloan Wilson -- The spandrels of San Marco and the Panglossian paradigm: a critique of the adaptationist programme / Stephen Jay Gould and Richard C. Lewontin -- Optimization theory in evolution / John Maynard Smith -- Empathy, polyandry, and the myth of the coy female / Sarah Blaffer Hrdy -- Pre-theoretical assumptions in evolutionary explanations of female sexuality / Elisabeth Lloyd -- Toward mapping the evolved functional organization of mind and brain / John Tooby and Leda Cosmides -- Evolutionary psychology: a critique / David J. Buller -- The evolutionary contingency thesis / John H. Beatty -- Two outbreaks of lawlessness in recent philosophy of biology / Elliott Sober -- 1953 and all that: a tale of two sciences / Philip Kitcher -- Why the antireductionist consensus won't survive the case of classical mendelian genetics / Kenneth Waters -- The multiple realizability argument against reductionism / Elliott Sober -- Typological versus population thinking / Ernst Mayr -- Evolution, population thinking, and essentialism / Elliott Sober -- A matter of individuality / David L. Hull -- Choosing among alternative "phylogenetic" species concepts / David A. Baum and Michael J. Donoghue -- Cases in which parsimony and compatibility methods will be positively misleading / Joseph Felsenstein -- The logical basis of phylogenetic analysis / James Farris -- Why there are no human races / Kwame Anthony Appiah -- A new perspective on the race debate / Robin O. Andreasen -- Does culture evolve? / Joseph Fracchia and Richard C. Lewontin -- Models of cultural evolution / Elliott Sober -- Moral philosophy as applied science / Michael Ruse and Edward O. Wilson -- Four ways of "biologicizing" ethics / Philip Kitcher
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
xxviii, 612 p.
Isbn
9780262195492
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
20060449 34
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)65425988
  • (OCoLC)65425988
Label
Conceptual issues in evolutionary biology, edited by Elliott Sober
Publication
Note
"Bradford books."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The propensity interpretation of fitness / Susan K. Mills and John H. Beatty -- The two faces of fitness / Elliott Sober -- Excerpts from Adaptation and Natural Selection / George C. Williams -- Levels of selection: an alternative to individualism in biology and the human sciences / David Sloan Wilson -- The spandrels of San Marco and the Panglossian paradigm: a critique of the adaptationist programme / Stephen Jay Gould and Richard C. Lewontin -- Optimization theory in evolution / John Maynard Smith -- Empathy, polyandry, and the myth of the coy female / Sarah Blaffer Hrdy -- Pre-theoretical assumptions in evolutionary explanations of female sexuality / Elisabeth Lloyd -- Toward mapping the evolved functional organization of mind and brain / John Tooby and Leda Cosmides -- Evolutionary psychology: a critique / David J. Buller -- The evolutionary contingency thesis / John H. Beatty -- Two outbreaks of lawlessness in recent philosophy of biology / Elliott Sober -- 1953 and all that: a tale of two sciences / Philip Kitcher -- Why the antireductionist consensus won't survive the case of classical mendelian genetics / Kenneth Waters -- The multiple realizability argument against reductionism / Elliott Sober -- Typological versus population thinking / Ernst Mayr -- Evolution, population thinking, and essentialism / Elliott Sober -- A matter of individuality / David L. Hull -- Choosing among alternative "phylogenetic" species concepts / David A. Baum and Michael J. Donoghue -- Cases in which parsimony and compatibility methods will be positively misleading / Joseph Felsenstein -- The logical basis of phylogenetic analysis / James Farris -- Why there are no human races / Kwame Anthony Appiah -- A new perspective on the race debate / Robin O. Andreasen -- Does culture evolve? / Joseph Fracchia and Richard C. Lewontin -- Models of cultural evolution / Elliott Sober -- Moral philosophy as applied science / Michael Ruse and Edward O. Wilson -- Four ways of "biologicizing" ethics / Philip Kitcher
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
xxviii, 612 p.
Isbn
9780262195492
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
20060449 34
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)65425988
  • (OCoLC)65425988

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