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By Kostas Kampourakis (auth.), Kostas Kampourakis (eds.)

This ebook brings jointly for the 1st time philosophers of biology to jot down approximately essentially the most vital suggestions and matters of their box from the point of view of biology schooling. The chapters of the publication disguise numerous themes starting from conventional ones, corresponding to organic clarification, biology and faith or biology and ethics, to modern ones, resembling genomics, platforms biology or evolutionary developmental biology. all of the 30 chapters covers the respective philosophical literature intimately and makes particular feedback for biology education.

The target of this publication is to notify biology educators, undergraduate and graduate scholars in biology and comparable fields, scholars in instructor education courses, and curriculum builders in regards to the present country of debate at the significant subject matters within the philosophy of biology and its implications for instructing biology. additionally, the booklet should be helpful to philosophers of biology as an introductory textual content in undergraduate and graduate classes.

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