Paleontology: A Philosophical Introduction

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In the wake of the paleobiological revolution of the 1970s and 1980s, paleontologists continue to investigate far-reaching questions about how evolution works. Many of those questions have a philosophical dimension. How is macroevolution related to evolutionary changes within populations? Is evolutionary history contingent? How much can we know about the causes of evolutionary trends? How do paleontologists read the patterns in the fossil record to learn about the underlying evolutionary processes? Derek Turner explores ...

Paleontology: A Philosophical Introduction 2011, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521116374

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Paleontology: A Philosophical Introduction 2011, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

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