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Development, Evolution and Adaptation

Sterelny, Kim

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In this paper I develop three conceptions of the relationship between evolutionary and developmental biology. I further argue that: (a) the choice between them largely turns on as yet unresolved empirical considerations; (b) none of these conceptions demand a fundamental conceptual reevaluation of evolutionary biology; and (c) while developmental systems theorists have constructed an important and innovative alternative to the standard view of the genotype/phenotype relations, in considering...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorSterelny, Kim
dc.date.accessioned2015-12-13T23:17:47Z
dc.identifier.issn0031-8248
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/89871
dc.description.abstractIn this paper I develop three conceptions of the relationship between evolutionary and developmental biology. I further argue that: (a) the choice between them largely turns on as yet unresolved empirical considerations; (b) none of these conceptions demand a fundamental conceptual reevaluation of evolutionary biology; and (c) while developmental systems theorists have constructed an important and innovative alternative to the standard view of the genotype/phenotype relations, in considering the general issue of the relationship between evolutionary and developmental biology, we can remain neutral on this debate.
dc.publisherUniversity of Chicago Press
dc.sourcePhilosophy of Science
dc.titleDevelopment, Evolution and Adaptation
dc.typeJournal article
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
local.description.refereedYes
local.identifier.citationvolume67
dc.date.issued2000
local.identifier.absfor220399 - Philosophy not elsewhere classified
local.identifier.absfor220206 - History and Philosophy of Science (incl. Non-historical Philosophy of Science)
local.identifier.ariespublicationMigratedxPub20100
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationSterelny, Kim, College of Arts and Social Sciences, ANU
local.description.embargo2037-12-31
local.bibliographicCitation.startpages369
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpages387
dc.date.updated2015-12-12T08:54:27Z
local.identifier.scopusID2-s2.0-21344452601
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