By combining excerpts from key historical writings with editors’ introductions and further reading material, Philosophy of Biology: An Anthology offers a comprehensive, accessible, and up-to-date collection of the field’s most significant works.
- Addresses central questions such as ‘What is life?’ and ‘How did it begin?’, and the most current research and arguments on evolution and developmental biology
- Editorial notes throughout the text define, clarify, and qualify ideas, concepts and arguments
- Includes material on evolutionary psychology and evolutionary developmental biology not found in other standard philosophy of biology anthologies
- Further reading material assists novices in delving deeper into research in philosophy of biology