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The nature of selection : evolutionary theory in philosophical focus

Author: Elliott Sober
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1993.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elliott Sober
ISBN: 0226767485 9780226767482
OCLC Number: 27895802
Notes: Originally published: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 1984.
Description: x, 383 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Pt. I. Fitness, Selection, Adaptation. Ch. 1. Evolutionary Theory as a Theory of Forces. Ch. 2. The Tautology Problem. Ch. 3. Survival, Reproduction, Causation. Ch. 4. Chance. Ch. 5. Explanation. Ch. 6. Adaptation --
Pt. II. The Group Above and the Gene Below. Ch. 7. Beginnings. Ch. 8. Causality. Ch. 9. Consequences.
Responsibility: Elliott Sober.
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