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Biology, history, and natural philosophy.

Biology, history, and natural philosophy.

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Published by Plenum Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biology -- Philosophy -- Congresses,
  • History -- Philosophy -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited by Allen D. Breck and Wolfgang Yourgrau.
    ContributionsBreck, Allen duPont, ed., Yourgrau, Wolfgang, ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH331 .B5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 355 p.
    Number of Pages355
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5709908M
    ISBN 100306305739
    LC Control Number70186262

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History and Philosophy of Biology summarizes the major philosophical ideas that have attended the development of science in general and of biology in particular. The book then explores how the techniques and the concepts of the physical sciences have impacted biology.2/5(1).

History and Philosophy of Biology summarizes the major philosophical ideas that have attended the development of science in general and of biology in particular.

The book then explores how the techniques and the concepts of the physical sciences have impacted biology. A reductionist approach to biology — anatomy, physiology, genetics — complements the study of evolution by natural. History of Biological Science. Although modern biology is a relatively recent development, sciences related to and included within it have been studied since ancient times.

Natural philosophy was studied as early as the ancient civilizations of Mesopotamia, Egypt, the Indian subcontinent, and China. Natural philosophy encompassed all natural phenomena of the physical world. It sought to discover the physical causes of all natural effects and was little concerned with mathematics.

By contrast, the exact mathematical sciences were narrowly confined to various computations that did not involve physical causes, functioning totally.

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This series explores significant developments in the life sciences from historical and philosophical perspectives. Historical episodes include Aristotelian biology, Greek and Islamic biology and medicine, Renaissance biology, natural history, Darwinian evolution, Nineteenth-century physiology and cell theory, Twentieth-century genetics, ecology, and systematics, and the biological theories and.

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In a world that peers over the brink of disaster more often than not it is difficul t to find specific assignments for t Brand: Springer US. The Journal of the History of Biology is devoted to the history of the biological sciences, with additional interest and concern in philosophical and social issues confronting biology.

While all historical epochs are touched upon, the journal pays particular attention to developments during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Books shelved as philosophy-of-biology: Philosophy Of Biology by Elliott Sober, Darwinian Populations and Natural Selection by Peter Godfrey-Smith, Darwi.

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The book From Natural Philosophy to the Sciences: Writing the History of Nineteenth-Century Science, Edited by David Cahan is published by University of Chicago Press.

This series brings together insights from historians and philosophers to shed light on significant developments and issues in the life sciences. It includes all aspects of the biological sciences as well as philosophical studies from both the analytic and continental scope of History and Philosophy of Biology will include studies relating to evolutionary theory, environmental.

The first sign of philosophy of biology becoming a mainstream part of philosophy of science was the publication of David Hull’s Philosophy of Biological Science in the prominent Prentice-Hall Foundations of Philosophy series (Hull ).

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