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Published: 27 August 1998

784 Pages | 39 halftones & line illus.

ISBN: 9780198752127

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The Philosophy of Biology

Edited by David L. Hull and Michael Ruse

Oxford Readings in Philosophy

Drawing on work of the past decade, this volume brings together articles from the philosophy, history, and sociology of science, and many other branches of the biological sciences. The volume delves into the latest theoretical controversies as well as burning questions of contemporary social importance. The issues considered include the nature of evolutionary theory, biology and ethics, the challenge from religion, and the social implications of biology today (in particular the Human Genome Project).


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