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BIOLOGY


ASSOCIATIONS

CONFERENCES

2012:

2011:

  • Causation and Complexity in Biology and Beyond, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, October 18-20

  • Astrobiology: Past, Present, and Future -- the History and Philosophy of Astrobiology, Pufendorf Institute for Advanced Studies, Lund University, September 27–28
  • Biennial Meeting, International Society for the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Biology, University of Utah, July 10-15
  • Self-Organization in Biology: Scope and Limits, Aix-en-Provence, May 24-25

  • Workshop in the History and Philosophy of Biology, Centre for the History and Philosophy of Science, Technology and Medicine and Department of Philosophy, University of Aberdeen, May 21

  • The Metaphysics of Evolutionary Naturalism, American University Beirut, May 12-14
  • Biology and Subjectivity, University of Navarra, April 6-8
  • Debating Darwin: Philosophical Issues in Evolution and Natural Selection, Department of Philosophy, University of California, Santa Barbara, February 18-20
  • Organism and Machine: the Conceptual and Normative Challenges of Synthetic Biology, University of Copenhagen, January 14

2010:

  • Reason, Theology and the Genome: a Conference on the Ethics of Human Enhancement, Christ Church College, University of Oxford, October 9

  • Integrating Complexity: Environment and History, University of Western Ontario, October 7-10

  • Intellectual Property and the Biosciences, White Rose IPBio Symposium and Summer School, University of Leeds, July 7-8

  • Philosophy of Biology @ Madison Workshop, First Biennial Philosophy of Biology Workshop, Department of Philosophy, University of Wisconsin, Madison, May 21-23

2009:

  • Biological Explanation: Systems, Levels and Causes, Philosophical Foundations for Systems Biology and the Seminar in Science Studies, University of Oslo, December 10-12
    Translating Bioethics and Humanities, Annual Meeting, American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, Washington DC, October 15
  • Annual Meeting, International Society for the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Biology, Emmanuel College, University of Sydney, July 12-16
  • Life of the Cell: Philosophy and History of Cell Research, Egenis: ESRC Centre for Genomics in Society, University of Exeter, April 23-24

  • Evolution, the Environment, and Responsible Knowledge, Department of Philosophy, University of Central Florida, January 26-28

2008:

  • Physics Meets Biology: Perspectives from Philosophy, History, and Science, Royal Society of Edinburgh, November 18-20

  • Themes in the Metaphysics of Chemistry and Biology, Institute for Advanced Studies, University of Bristol, June 23-25
  • The Return of the Environment in Concepts of Heredity, Development and Evolution, Division of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Leeds, May 15-16

2007:

2006:

2005:

  • Towards a Philosophy of Systems Biology, department of Molecular Cell Physiology, Free University of Amsterdam, June 2-3
  • Workshop, Philosophy of Biology, University of Stirling, May 13-15

  • Evolution of Cognition, 4th Annual Conference on Philosophy of Biology, Center for Philosophy of Biology, Duke University, April 23-24

2004:

2003:

2002:

2001:

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2000:

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COURSES

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JOURNALS

PERSONS

Philosophers:

Rhetoricians:

SOURCES: PRIMARY

Off-Line:

  • Anthologies:

    • Philosophy of Biology:

      • Hull, David, and Michael Ruse, eds.  The Philosophy of Biology.  Cambridge: CUP, 1998.

      • Ruse, Michael, and Paul Edwards, eds.  Philosophy and Biology

    • Rhetoric and Sociology of Biology:

  • Selected Individual Works:

    • Philosophy of Biology:

      • Darden, Lindley.  Reasoning in Biological Discoveries: Essays on Mechanisms, Interfield Relations, and Anomaly Resolution.  Cambridge: CUP, 2006.

      • Harms, William F.  Information and Meaning in Evolutionary Processes.  Cambridge: CUP, 2004.

      • Hull, David L.  Philosophy of Biological Science.  Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1974.

      • Okasha, Samir.  Evolution and the Levels of Selection.  Oxford: OUP, 2006.

      • Pigliucci, Massimo, and Jonathan Kaplan.  Making Sense of Evolution.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 2006.

      • Pigliucci, Massimo.  Denying Evolution: Creationism, Scientism, and the Nature of Science.  Sinauer, 2002.

      • McShea, Daniel W., and Robert N. Brandon.  Biology's First Law: the Tendency for Diversity and Complexity to Increase in Evolutionary Systems.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 2010.

      • Sober, Elliott.  Evidence and Evolution: the Logic Behind the Science.  Cambridge: CUP, 2008.

      • Stewart-Williams, Steve.  Darwin, God, and the Meaning of Life: How Evolutionary Theory Undermines Everything You Thought You KnewCambridge: CUP, 2010.

      • Venkatesan, Priya.  Molecular Biology in Narrative Form: a Study of the Experimental Trajectory of Science.  Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 2006.

      • Wilson, Robert A.  Genes and the Agents of Life: the Individual in the Fragile Sciences.  Cambridge: CUP, 2005.

      • Critiques:

        • Fodor, Jerry, and Massimo Piattelli-Palmarini.  What Darwin Got Wrong.  New York: Farrar Straus and Giroux, 2010.

    • Rhetoric and Sociology of Biology:

      • Condit, Celeste Michelle.  The Meanings of the Gene: Public Debates about Human Heredity.  Madison: U of Wisconsin P, 1999.

      • Halloran, S. Michael.  “The Birth of Molecular Biology: an Essay in the Rhetorical Criticism of Scientific Discourse.”  Rhetoric Review 3.1 (1984): 70-83.

      • Landau, Misia.  Narratives of Human Evolution.  New Haven: Yale UP, 1993.

      • Levins, Richard, and Richard Lewontin.  The Dialectical Biologist.   Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 1985.

      • Martin, Emily.  The Woman in the Body: a Cultural Analysis of Reproduction.  Boston: Beacon, 1987.

      • Martin, Emily.  "The Egg and the Sperm: How Science Has Constructed a Romance Based on Stereotypical Male-Female Role."  Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 16.3 (1991): 485-501.

On-Line:

SOURCES: SECONDARY

Off-Line:

  • Anthologies:

    • Philosophy of Biology:

      • Hull, David L., and Michael Ruse, eds.  Cambridge Companion to the Philosophy of Biology.  Cambridge: CUP, 2007.

      • O'Hear, Anthony, ed.  Philosophy, Biology and Life.  Cambridge: CUP, 2006.

    • Rhetoric and Sociology of Biology:

  • Selected Individual Works:

    • Philosophy of Biology:

      • Garvey, Brian.  Philosophy of Biology.  Montreal: McGill-Queen's UP, 2007.

      • Sober, Elliott.  Philosophy of Biology

      • Sterelny, Kim, and Paul Griffiths.  Sex and Death: an Introduction to Philosophy of Biology

    • Rhetoric and Sociology of Biology:

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