The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Biology contains exciting new essays written to introduce the reader to one of the most vibrant areas of scholarship today. The handbook covers the history of the topic, moves through evolutionary theory, continues with discussions of molecular biology and ecology, and covers biology and ethics as well as biology and religion. There is no better way of learning about this dynamic subject than through the essays in this volume.Origins of life studies attempt to answer questions about when, where, why, and how life originated on Earth. ... source of energy) or heterotrophic (taking in key nutrients from the environment)? (3) did life begin in a soup or at a solid surface; with a hot or cold start; in a strongly, weakly, or nonreducing atmosphere; withanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Biology|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press - 2008-07-10|