This authoritative book, written by the leading experts in the field of the philosophy of biology, brings together the defining literature in the debate concerning proper analysis of teleological concepts in biology. The introduction provides a clear and coherent overview to the philosophical progress regarding the nature of function in biology, and the book's chronological structure offers historical insight and perspective. This anthology is well-planned, representative, and current in its orientation. All of the major ...

Function; Selection & Design 1999, State University of New York Press, Albany, NY

ISBN-13: 9780791442111