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Integrating Scientific Disciplines: Case Studies from the Life Sciences / Edition 1

Integrating Scientific Disciplines: Case Studies from the Life Sciences / Edition 1

by William Bechtel


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ISBN-13: 9789024732425
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 06/30/1986
Series: Science and Philosophy Series , #2
Edition description: 1986
Pages: 360
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

The Nature of Scientific Integration.- I: The Coming Together of Biochemistry.- Intermediary Metabolism in the Early Twentieth Century.- Biochemistry: A Cross-Disciplinary Endeavor That Discovered A Distinctive Domain.- Editor’s Commentary.- II: Dobzhansky’s Contribution to the Evolutionary Synthesis.- Relations Among Fields in the Evolutionary Synthesis.- The Synthesis and the Synthetic Theory.- Editor’s Commentary.- III: Incorporating Developmental Biology into The Evolutionary Synthesis.- Can Embryologists Contribute to an Understandin gof Evolutionary Mechanisms?.- A Framework to Think About Evolving Genetic Regulatory Systems.- Developmental Constraints, Generative Entrenchment, and the Innate-Acquired Distinction.- On Integrating the Study of Evolution and of Development.- Editor’s Commentary.- IV: Extending Cognitive Science.- The Evolution of Communicative Capacities.- Language, Thought, and Communication.- Editor’s Commentary.- V: Infusing Cognitive Approaches into Animal Ethology.- Behavior Implies Cognition.- Intelligence: From Genes to Genius in the Quest for Control.- Cognitive Explanations and Cognitive Ethology.- Editor’s Commentary.

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