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Science, politics, and evolution

Author: Elisabeth Anne Lloyd
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Series: Cambridge studies in philosophy and biology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book examines central topics in philosophy of biology and challenges much of the current thinking.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elisabeth Anne Lloyd
ISBN: 9780521865708 0521865700
OCLC Number: 156874682
Description: vii, 301 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: The nature of Darwin's support for the theory of natural selection --
A semantic approach to the structure of population genetics --
Confirmation of evolutionary and ecological models --
Units and levels of selection --
Species selections on variability --
An open letter to Elliott Sober and David Sloan Wilson, regarding their book, Unto others: the evolution and psychology of unselfish behavior --
Problems with pluralism --
Normality and variation: the human genome project and the ideal human type --
Evolutionary psychology: the burdens of proof --
Objectivity and the double standard for feminist epistemologies --
Science and anti-science: objectivity and its real enemies --
Pre-theoretical assumptions in evolutionary explanations of female sexuality.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in philosophy and biology.
Responsibility: Elisabeth A. Lloyd.
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