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Evolution, replication, and cognition

Evolution, replication, and cognition

Author: Kim Sterelny
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Series: Cambridge studies in philosophy and biology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This book presents a collection of linked essays written by one of the leading philosophers of biology, Kim Sterelny, on the topic of biological evolution. These essays, some never before published,  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kim Sterelny
ISBN: 0521642310 9780521642316 0521645379 9780521645379
OCLC Number: 232651950
Description: pages cm.
Contents: Part I. Overview: 1. Evolution and agency: a user's guide; Part II. Replication and Interaction: 2. Return of the gene (with Philip Kitcher); 3. The gxtended replicator (with Kelly Smith and Mike Dickison); 4. The return of the group; Part III. Evolution and Macroevolution: 5. Punctuated equilibrium and macroevolution; 6. Explanatory pluralism in evolutionary biology; 7. Darwin's tangled bank; Part IV. The Descent of the Mind: 8. Where does thinking come from? A commentary on Peter Godfrey Smith's Complexity and the Function of Mind in Nature; 9. Basic minds; 10. Intentional agency and the metarepresentation hypothesis; 11. Situated agency and the descent of desire; 12. The evolution of agency.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in philosophy and biology.
Responsibility: Kim Sterelny.


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'... a wonderful collection of essays. Everyone interested in the philosophy of biology and in evolutionary philosophy of mind should read these essays.' Erkenntnis

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