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Mother nature kicks back: review of Sean B. Carroll's 2016 The Serengeti Rules

Walmsley, Lachlan


Sean B. Carroll’s new book, The Serengeti Rules: The Quest to Discover How Life Works and Why it Matters, is a well-written mix of history of science and philosophy of biology. In his book, Carroll articulates a set of ecological generalisations, the Serengeti Rules, which are supposed to make salient the structures in ecosystems that ensure the persistence of those ecosystems. In this essay review, I evaluate Carroll’s use of the controversial concept of regulation and his thesis that...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Biology and Philosophy
DOI: 10.1007/s10539-016-9549-8


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