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Science and Selection : Essays on Biological Evolution and the Philosophy of Science
by David L. Hull and Michael Ruse


Overview - One way to understand science is as a selection process. David Hull, one of the dominant figures in contemporary philosophy of science, sets out in this volume a general analysis of this selection process that applies equally to biological evolution, the reaction of the immune system to antigens, operant learning, and social and conceptual change in science.  Read more...

 
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Overview
One way to understand science is as a selection process. David Hull, one of the dominant figures in contemporary philosophy of science, sets out in this volume a general analysis of this selection process that applies equally to biological evolution, the reaction of the immune system to antigens, operant learning, and social and conceptual change in science. Science and Selection brings together many of Hull's most important essays on selection (some never before published) in one accessible volume.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780521644051
  • ISBN-10: 0521644054
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publish Date: November 2000
  • Page Count: 278
  • Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.82 pounds

Series: Cambridge Studies in Philosophy and Biology

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Books > Science > Life Sciences - Evolution
Books > Science > Philosophy & Social Aspects
Books > Philosophy > General

 
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