Biology

The Structure and Confirmation of Evolutionary Theory

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$52.50 / £42.00
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Published:
May 24, 1994
1994
Pages:
250
Size:
6 x 9.25 in.
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Traditionally a scientific theory is viewed as based on universal laws of nature that serve as axioms for logical deduction. In analyzing the logical structure of evolutionary biology, Elisabeth Lloyd argues that the semantic account is more appropriate and powerful. This book will be of interest to biologists and philosophers alike.