Biological function, selection, and reduction

Manning, Richard N.
March 1997
British Journal for the Philosophy of Science;Mar1997, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p69
Academic Journal
Argues the falseness of the assumption that selection history accounts of function can support a fully reductive naturalization of biologic functional properties. Problems for the causal role account; Selection history account; Contribution of the meiotic drive to the fitness goal as an additional needed constraint.


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