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The ontogeny of information : developmental systems and evolution ; foreword by Richard C. Lewontin

Author: Susan Oyama
Publisher: [Durham N.C.] : Duke University Press, 2000.
Series: Science and cultural theory.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second edition, revised & expandedView all editions and formats

Argues compellingly that nature and nurture are not alternative influences on human development but, rather, developmental products and the developmental processes that produce them. This title shows  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Oyama
ISBN: 0822324660 9780822324669
OCLC Number: 873479453
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description: xxi, 273 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Richard Lewontin Preface to Second Edition Preface Introduction The Origin and Transmission of Form: The Gene as the Vehicle of Constancy The Problem of Change Variability and Ontogenetic Differentiation Variations on a Theme: Cognitive Metaphors and the Homunculoid Gene The Ghosts in the Ghost-in-the-Machine Machine The Ontogeny of Information Reprise Prospects Afterword to Second Edition Notes References Index of Names Index of Subject
Series Title: Science and cultural theory.
Responsibility: Susan Oyama.


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