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  • Definition of Life

  • Reviews and analyzes various attempts to define life in terms of negentropy and complexity theory.

  • The Aesthetics of Evolution

  • Discussion of the beauty of evolution; explains that evolution is continuous and discontinuous at once, as is a good poem, or a work of art.

  • Biological Altruism

  • Discussion of how altruistic behavior by organisms fits with the theory of evolution; from the Stanford Encyclopedia by Samir Okasha.

  • Biodiversity

  • Discussion of philosophical issues related to biological diversity; from the Stanford Encyclopedia by Daniel P. Faith.

  • Philosophy of Biology - Research Group

  • Department of Logic and Philosophy of Science, University of the Basque Country. Includes information about the group, their research on different aspects of Philosophy of Biology, and some of the activities they organise.

  • International Society for History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Biology

  • ISHPSSB brings together scholars from diverse disciplines, including the life sciences as well as history, philosophy, and social studies of science.

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