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Evolution - The Extended Synthesis

by Massimo Pigliucci

ISBN: 9780262513678
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Prominent evolutionary biologists and philosophers of science survey recent work that expands the core theoretical framework underlying the biological sciences.
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ISBN: 9780262513678
ANNOTATION:
Prominent evolutionary biologists and philosophers of science survey recent work that expands the core theoretical framework underlying the biological sciences.

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Prominent evolutionary biologists and philosophers of science survey recent work that expands the core theoretical framework underlying the biological sciences.

Publisher Description

biological sciences.

Author Biography

Massimo Pigliucci is Professor of Philosophy at the City University of New York. Gerd B. Muller, is Professor of Zoology and Head of the Department of Theoretical Biology at the University of Vienna and President of the Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research. Massimo Pigliucci is Professor of Philosophy at the City University of New York. Gerd B. Muller, is Professor of Zoology and Head of the Department of Theoretical Biology at the University of Vienna and President of the Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research. David S. Wilson is SUNY Distinguished Professor of Biology and Anthropology at Binghamton University and President of the Evolution Institute. Eva Jablonka is Professor at Tel-Aviv University. She is the coauthor of Evolution in Four Dimensions: Genetic, Epigenetic, Behavioral, and Symbolic Variation in the History of Life and the coeditor of Transformations of Lamarckism: From Subtle Fluids to Molecular Biology, both published by the MIT Press. Marion J. Lamb was Senior Lecturer at Birkbeck College, University of London, before her retirement. Jablonka and Lamb are also the authors of Epigenetic Inheritance and Evolution Stuart Newman is Professor of Cell Biology and Anatomy at New York Medical College. The late Werner Callebaut was Scientific Manager of the Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research, Vienna, and Visiting Research Professor of Philosophy of Science at University of Vienna.

Review

An impressive and provocative overview; it should become the focus of semester-long graduate student reading groups across the country, as it has at my home institution.

-Michael J. Wade, BioScience

Product Details

Short Title
EVOLUTION THE EXTENDED SYNTHES
Publisher
MIT Press (MA)
Edition Description
New
Language
English
ISBN-10
0262513676
ISBN-13
9780262513678
Media
Book
Format
Paperback
Author
Massimo Pigliucci
Pages
495
Illustrations
Yes
Country of Publication
United States
Edited by
Massimo Pigliucci, Gerd B. Muller
Year
2010
Audience Age
18
Publication Date
2010-03-26
Series
The MIT Press
Subtitle
The Extended Synthesis
Audience
General/Trade