Sex & Death
- Author: Sterelny, K. & Griffiths, P.E.
- ISBN: 9780226773049
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An introduction to the philosophy of biology with a focus upon evolutionary theory. Sterelny (philosophy, Victoria U. of Wellington) and Griffiths (history and philosophy of science, U. of Sydney) set out the scope of the project and work through the core debates in evolutionary theory and associated branches of biology and human evolution, especially the sociobiological debates and their relatives. Fifteen chapters discuss the philosophy of biology and social issues; the received view of evolution; genes, molecules, and organisms; organisms, groups, and species; evolutionary explanations; evolution and human nature; and what is life