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  • Modelling Evolution

    A New Dynamic Account, 1st Edition

    By Eugene Earnshaw-Whyte

    Evolution by natural selection explains the tree of life and the complex adaptations found throughout nature. The power and versatility of evolutionary explanations have proved tempting to scientists outside of biology, but adapting evolutionary concepts to new domains has been challenging. Even…

    Paperback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    History and Philosophy of Biology

  • Revisiting the Origin of Species

    The Other Darwins, 1st Edition

    By Thierry Hoquet

    Contemporary interest in Darwin rises from a general ideal of what Darwin’s books ought to contain: a theory of transformation of species by natural selection. However, a reader opening Darwin’s masterpiece, On the Origin of Species, today may be struck by the fact that this "selectionist" view…

    Paperback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    History and Philosophy of Biology

  • The Biological Foundations of Action

    1st Edition

    By Derek M Jones

    Philosophers have traditionally assumed that the difference between active and passive movement could be explained by the presence or absence of an intention in the mind of the agent. This assumption has led to the neglect of many interesting active behaviors that do not depend on intentions,…

    Paperback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    History and Philosophy of Biology

  • The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Biodiversity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Justin Garson, Anya Plutynski, Sahotra Sarkar

    Biological diversity - or ‘biodiversity’ - is the degree of variation of life within an ecosystem. It is a relatively new topic of study but has grown enormously in recent years. Because of its interdisciplinary nature the very concept of biodiversity is the subject of debate amongst philosophers,…

    Paperback – 2019-09-02 
    Routledge

  • Ocean Energy

    Governance Challenges for Wave and Tidal Stream Technologies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Glen Wright, Sandy Kerr, Kate Johnson

    Energy from wave and tidal power is a key component of current policies for renewable sources of energy. This book provides the first comprehensive exploration of legal, economic, and social issues related to the emerging ocean energy industry, in particular wave and tidal energy technologies. …

    Paperback – 2019-09-14 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

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