The Resource Topics in the philosophy of biology, edited by Marjorie Grene and Everett Mendelsohn

Topics in the philosophy of biology, edited by Marjorie Grene and Everett Mendelsohn

Label
Topics in the philosophy of biology
Title
Topics in the philosophy of biology
Statement of responsibility
edited by Marjorie Grene and Everett Mendelsohn
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
  • Q174
  • QH331
LC item number
.B67 vol. 27
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
QH 331
NLM item number
T674 1976
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1910-2009
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Grene, Marjorie
  • Mendelsohn, Everett
Series statement
Synthese library ; v. 84
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Biology
  • Biology
  • Philosophy, Medical
  • Biologie
  • Biology
  • Biologie
  • Philosophie
  • Biologie
  • Geneeskunde
  • Filosofie
  • Biologie
  • Philosophie
Label
Topics in the philosophy of biology, edited by Marjorie Grene and Everett Mendelsohn
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Aristotle and modern biology / Marjorie Grene -- Philosophical biology versus experimental biology / Everett I. Mendelsohn -- D'Arcy Thompson and the science of form / Stephen Jay Gould -- The Watson-Crick model and reductionism / Kenneth F. Schaffner -- Life's irreducible structure / Michael Polanyi -- Organizational levels and explanation / Clifford Grobstein -- Physical theories of biological co-ordination / H.H. Pattee -- Complexity and organization / William C. Wimsatt -- Function and teleology / Morton Beckner -- Functions / Larry Wright -- Articulation of parts explanation in biology and the rational search for them / Stuart A. Kauffman -- The strategy of evolution / Lawrence B. Slobodkin -- Evolution and the theory of games / R.C. Lewontin -- Biology as an autonomous science / Francisco J. Ayala -- Biological adaptation / Ronald Munson -- Species concepts and definitions / Ernst Mayr -- Biological classification / Vernon Pratt -- Contemporary systematic philosophies / David L. Hull
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xii, 454 pages
Isbn
9789027705952
Lccn
75012875
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1341432
Label
Topics in the philosophy of biology, edited by Marjorie Grene and Everett Mendelsohn
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Aristotle and modern biology / Marjorie Grene -- Philosophical biology versus experimental biology / Everett I. Mendelsohn -- D'Arcy Thompson and the science of form / Stephen Jay Gould -- The Watson-Crick model and reductionism / Kenneth F. Schaffner -- Life's irreducible structure / Michael Polanyi -- Organizational levels and explanation / Clifford Grobstein -- Physical theories of biological co-ordination / H.H. Pattee -- Complexity and organization / William C. Wimsatt -- Function and teleology / Morton Beckner -- Functions / Larry Wright -- Articulation of parts explanation in biology and the rational search for them / Stuart A. Kauffman -- The strategy of evolution / Lawrence B. Slobodkin -- Evolution and the theory of games / R.C. Lewontin -- Biology as an autonomous science / Francisco J. Ayala -- Biological adaptation / Ronald Munson -- Species concepts and definitions / Ernst Mayr -- Biological classification / Vernon Pratt -- Contemporary systematic philosophies / David L. Hull
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xii, 454 pages
Isbn
9789027705952
Lccn
75012875
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1341432

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