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This quantity explores questions on conceptual swap from either medical and philosophical viewpoints by way of examining the hot heritage of evolutionary developmental biology. It positive aspects revised papers that originated from the workshop "Conceptual switch in organic technological know-how: Evolutionary Developmental Biology, 1981-2011" held on the Max Planck Institute for the heritage of technology in Berlin in July 2010. The Preface has been written via Ron Amundson.

In those papers, philosophers and biologists examine and distinction key ideas in evolutionary developmental biology and their improvement because the unique, seminal Dahlem convention on evolution and improvement held in Berlin in 1981. a few of the unique clinical contributors from the 1981 convention also are participants to this new quantity and, along with different professional biologists and philosophers specializing on those themes, supply an authoritative, finished view at the subject.

Taken jointly, the papers offer novel views on how and why the conceptual panorama has shifted and stabilized specifically methods, yielding insights into the dynamic epistemic adjustments that experience happened during the last 3 many years. This quantity will attract philosophers of biology learning conceptual swap, evolutionary developmental biologists curious about comprehending the genesis in their box and comparing its destiny instructions, and historians of biology reading this era whilst the intersection of ev

olution and improvement rose back to prominence in organic science.

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