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PHIL 257 - Philosophy of Biology


FDR: HU
Credits: 3
Planned Offering: Not offered in 2010-2011

An examination of philosophical issues raised by biology, with an emphasis on current evolutionary theory. Topics include the structure of the theory of evolution by natural selection, an examination of the concepts of fitness and adaptation, the role of teleological explanation in biology, reductionism, the nature of biological species, individuality, levels of selection, and sociobiology.Staff.





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