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Concepts, theories, and rationality in the biological sciences

the Second Pittsburgh-Konstanz Colloquium in the Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh, October 1-4, 1993

by Pittsburgh-Konstanz Colloquium in the Philosophy of Science (2nd 1993 University of Pittsburgh)

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Published by UVK, Universitätsverlag Konstanz, University of Pittsburgh Press in Konstanz, Pittsburgh, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biology -- Philosophy -- Congresses,
  • Evolution (Biology) -- Philosophy -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Gereon Wolters and James G. Lennox, in collaboration with Peter McLaughlin.
    SeriesPittsburgh-Konstanz series in the philosophy and history of science
    ContributionsWolters, Gereon., Lennox, James G., McLaughlin, Peter.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH331 .C8425 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 417 p. :
    Number of Pages417
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL797177M
    ISBN 100822939134
    LC Control Number95033122

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    Philosophy of chemistry is the systematic critical study of these concepts, theories, and methods, and of the interrelations between them. This involves reflection on the ways in which they are related to, and potentially distinct from, the concepts, theories, and methods of other sciences. Biological Theories of Aging Biological Aging Defined Aging is a complex biological process in which changes at molecular, cellular, and organ levels result in a progressive, inevitable, and inescapable decrease in the body's ability to respond appropriately to internal and/or external stressors.


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University of Pittsburgh, october[Gereon Wolters; et al]. Gereon Wolters and rationality in the biological sciences book professor emeritus of philosophy and history of science at the University of Konstanz and director of the philosophical archive.

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Gereon Wolters. Gereon Wolters is professor emeritus of philosophy and history of science at the University of Konstanz and director of the philosophical archive. He is coeditor of Concepts, Theories, and Rationality in the Biological Sciences and Logic, Language, and the Structure of Scientific Theories, among other books.

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