TITLE

DARWIN'S PRINCIPLE: THE USE OF CONTRASTIVE REASONING IN THE CONFIRMATION OF EVOLUTION

AUTHOR(S)
Hunter, Cornelius
PUB. DATE
March 2014
SOURCE
HOPOS: The International Society for the History of Philosophy o;Spring2014, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p106
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
I address Elliott Sober's reconstruction of the confirmation of evolution and offer a seemingly minor but important correction. I then survey evolutionary thought in Darwin as well as both before and after Darwin to demonstrate my modified reconstruction. Finally, I explain how this correction reflects the richness of evolutionary thought.
ACCESSION #
95958817

 

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