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Genetics and reductionism

Author: Sahotra Sarkar
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sarkar provides the philosophical background necessary to understand the debates over the Human Genome Project.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sahotra Sarkar
ISBN: 0521631467 9780521631464 0521637139 9780521637138
OCLC Number: 224212224
Description: x, 246 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction; 2. Types of reduction: formal issues; 3. Types of reduction: substantive issues; 4. The obsession with heritability; 5. Reduction and classical genetics; 6. Reduction and molecular biology; 7. Concluding polemics; Notes; References; Index.
Responsibility: Sahotra Sarkar.

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