Processes of Life: Essays in the Philosophy of Biology

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John Dupre explores recent revolutionary developments in biology and considers their relevance for our understanding of human nature and human society. Epigenetics and related areas of molecular biology have eroded the exceptional status of the gene and presented the genome as fully interactive with the rest of the cell. Developmental systems theory provides a space for a vision of evolution that takes full account of the fundamental importance of developmental processes. Dupre shows the importance of microbiology for a ...

Processes of Life: Essays in the Philosophy of Biology 2014, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780198701224

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Processes of Life: Essays in the Philosophy of Biology 2012, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780199691982

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