Science And Selection. Essays On Biological Evolution And The Philosophy Of Science
Hull L. David
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Cover Type: Softcover
Book Condition: As New
Jacket Condition: None Issued
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publisher Place: Cambridge
Publisher Year: 2001
Edition: First Edition
Description: 265 pages. Book appears to have hardly been read and is in As new condition throughout.
Publishers Description: One way to understand science is as a selection process. David Hull, one of the dominant figures in contemporary philosophy of science, sets out in this 2001 volume a general analysis of this selection process that applies equally to biological evolution, the reaction of the immune system to antigens, operant learning, and social and conceptual change in science. Hull aims to distinguish between those characteristics that are contingent features of selection and those that are essential. Science and Selection brings together many of David Hull's most important essays on selection (some never before published) in one accessible volume.