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History and evolution

Author: Matthew H Nitecki; Doris V Nitecki
Publisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, ©1992.
Series: SUNY series in philosophy and biology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Congresses
Material Type: Conference publication, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew H Nitecki; Doris V Nitecki
ISBN: 0791412113 9780791412114 0791412121 9780791412121
OCLC Number: 25165081
Notes: "Proceedings of the Spring Systematics Symposium held at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago in May, 1989"--Preface.
Description: viii, 269 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: History : la grande illusion / Matthew H. Nitecki --
The structure of narrative explanation in history and biology / Robert J. Richards --
What's so special about the past? / Rachel Laudan --
The particular-circumstance model of scientific explanation / David L. Hull --
The historical nature of evolutionary theory / Marc Ereshefsky --
History and evolutionary processes / Douglas J. Futuyma --
The conditions for a nomothetic paleontology / David B. Kitts --
A threefold parallelism for our time? : progressive development in society, science, and the organic world / Michael Ruse --
How microevolutionary processes give rise to history / Robert Boyd and Peter J. Richerson --
Evolution and history : history as science and science as history / Garland E. Allen --
Evolution of scientific theories and the tension in ecology / Lawrence B. Slobodkin.
Series Title: SUNY series in philosophy and biology.
Responsibility: edited by Matthew H. Nitecki and Doris V. Nitecki.

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