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Everything flows : towards a processual philosophy of biology / edited by Daniel J. NIcholson and John Dupré.

Edition:
First edition.
Publication:
Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2018.
Conference Name:
Process Philosophy of Biology (2014 : Exeter)
Format/Description:
Conference/Event
Book
xv, 386 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Process philosophy -- Congresses.
Biology -- Philosophy -- Congresses.
Biology -- Philosophy.
Process philosophy.
Form/Genre:
Conference papers and proceedings.
Contents:
Introduction.
A manifesto for a processual philosophy of biology / John Dupré and Daniel J. Nicholson
Metaphysics.
Processes and precipitates / Peter Simons
Dispositionalism: a dynamic theory of causation / Rani Lill Anjum and Stephen Mumford
Biological processes: criteria of identity and persistence / James DiFrisco
Genidentity and biological processes / Thomas Pradeu
Ontological tools for the process turn in biology: some basic notions of general process theory / Johanna Seibt
Organisms.
Reconceptualizing the organism: from complex machine to flowing stream / Daniel J. Nicholson
Objectcy and agency: towards a methodological vitalism / Denis M. Walsh
Symbiosis, transient biological individuality, and evolutionary processes / Frédéric Bouchard
From organizations of processes to organisms and other biological individuals / Argyris Arnellos
Development and evolution. Developmental systems theory as a process theory / Paul Griffiths and Karola Stotz
Waddington's processual epigenetics and the debate over cryptic variability / Flavia Fabris
Capturing processes: the interplay of modelling strategies and conceptual understanding in developmental biology / Laura Nuño de la Rosa
Intersecting processes are necessary explanantia for evolutionary biology, but challenge retrodiction / Eric Bapteste and Gemma Anderson
Implications and applications.
A process ontology for macromolecular biology / Stephan Guttinger
A processual perspective on cancer / Marta Bertolaso and John Dupré
Measuring the world: olfaction as a process model of perception / Ann-Sophie Barwich
Persona as biological processes: a bio-processual way out of the personal identity dilemma / Anne Sophie Meincke.
Notes:
"The majority of the papers herein originated at the workshop 'Process Philosophy of Biology' ... held in Exeter in November 2014."--Page vii.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
University of Exeter.
NIcholson, Daniel J., editor.
Dupré, John, editor.
ISBN:
0198779631
9780198779636
OCLC:
1007033774
Publisher Number:
99977987413
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