The Resource The structure of biological science, Alexander Rosenberg

The structure of biological science, Alexander Rosenberg

Label
The structure of biological science
Title
The structure of biological science
Statement of responsibility
Alexander Rosenberg
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1946-
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Rosenberg, Alexander
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QH331
LC item number
.R67 1985
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
DD9135
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  • Biology
  • Biology
  • Philosophy
  • Biologie
  • Biologie
  • Biology
  • Biologie
  • Filosofie
  • Biologie
  • Philosophie
  • Biologie
  • Biologie
  • Philosophie
Label
The structure of biological science, Alexander Rosenberg
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 266-271
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Motives for Provincialism and Autonomy
  • Biological Philosophies
  • Tertium Datur?
  • The Issues in Dispute
  • Steps in the Argument
  • Teleology and the Roots of Autonomy
  • Functional Explanations in Molecular Biology
  • The Search for Functions
  • Functional Laws
  • Directively Organized Systems
  • Biology and Its Philosophy
  • The Autonomy of Teleological Laws
  • The Metaphysics and Epistemology of Functional Explanation
  • Functional Explanation Will Always Be with Us
  • Reductionism and the Temptation of Provincialism
  • Motives for Reductionism
  • A Triumph of Reductionism
  • Reductionism and Recombinant DNA
  • Antireductionism and Molecular Genetics
  • Mendel's Genes and Benzer's Cistrons
  • Reduction Obstructed
  • The Rise of Logical Positivism
  • Qualifying Reductionism
  • The Supervenience of Mendelian Genetics
  • Levels of Organization
  • The Structure of Evolutionary Theory
  • Is There an Evolutionary Theory?
  • The Charge of Tautology
  • Population Genetics and Evolution
  • Williams's Axiomatization of Evolutionary Theory
  • Adequacy of the Axiomatization
  • Fitness
  • The Consequences for Philosophy
  • Fitness Is Measured by Its Effects
  • Fitness As a Statistical Propensity
  • The Supervenience of Fitness
  • The Evidence for Evolution
  • The Scientific Context of Evolutionary Theory
  • Species
  • Problems of Falsifiability
  • Philosophy of Science Without Positivism
  • Speculation and Science
  • Autonomy and Provincialism
  • Philosophical Agendas versus Biological Agendas
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xi, 281 pages
Isbn
9780521275613
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
84007695
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)10724195
  • (OCoLC)ocm10724195
Label
The structure of biological science, Alexander Rosenberg
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 266-271
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Motives for Provincialism and Autonomy
  • Biological Philosophies
  • Tertium Datur?
  • The Issues in Dispute
  • Steps in the Argument
  • Teleology and the Roots of Autonomy
  • Functional Explanations in Molecular Biology
  • The Search for Functions
  • Functional Laws
  • Directively Organized Systems
  • Biology and Its Philosophy
  • The Autonomy of Teleological Laws
  • The Metaphysics and Epistemology of Functional Explanation
  • Functional Explanation Will Always Be with Us
  • Reductionism and the Temptation of Provincialism
  • Motives for Reductionism
  • A Triumph of Reductionism
  • Reductionism and Recombinant DNA
  • Antireductionism and Molecular Genetics
  • Mendel's Genes and Benzer's Cistrons
  • Reduction Obstructed
  • The Rise of Logical Positivism
  • Qualifying Reductionism
  • The Supervenience of Mendelian Genetics
  • Levels of Organization
  • The Structure of Evolutionary Theory
  • Is There an Evolutionary Theory?
  • The Charge of Tautology
  • Population Genetics and Evolution
  • Williams's Axiomatization of Evolutionary Theory
  • Adequacy of the Axiomatization
  • Fitness
  • The Consequences for Philosophy
  • Fitness Is Measured by Its Effects
  • Fitness As a Statistical Propensity
  • The Supervenience of Fitness
  • The Evidence for Evolution
  • The Scientific Context of Evolutionary Theory
  • Species
  • Problems of Falsifiability
  • Philosophy of Science Without Positivism
  • Speculation and Science
  • Autonomy and Provincialism
  • Philosophical Agendas versus Biological Agendas
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xi, 281 pages
Isbn
9780521275613
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
84007695
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)10724195
  • (OCoLC)ocm10724195

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