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Product Description: This book is a further contribution to the series Cambridge Studies in Philosophy and Biology. It is an ambitious attempt to explain the relationship between intelligence and environmental complexity, and in so doing to link philosophy of mind to more general issues about the relations between organisms and environments, and to the general pattern of "externalist" explanations...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780521451666 | Cambridge Univ Pr, January 1, 1996, cover price $130.00 | About this edition: This book is a further contribution to the series Cambridge Studies in Philosophy and Biology.

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9780521646246 | Cambridge Univ Pr, November 1, 1998, cover price $54.99 | About this edition: This book is a further contribution to the series Cambridge Studies in Philosophy and Biology.

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Product Description: In 1859 Darwin described a deceptively simple mechanism that he called "natural selection," a combination of variation, inheritance, and reproductive success. He argued that this mechanism was the key to explaining the most puzzling features of the natural world, and science and philosophy were changed forever as a result...read more

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9780199552047 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 17, 2009, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: In 1859 Darwin described a deceptively simple mechanism that he called "natural selection," a combination of variation, inheritance, and reproductive success.

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9780199596270 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, May 15, 2011), cover price $32.95 | About this edition: In 1859 Darwin described a deceptively simple mechanism that he called "natural selection," a combination of variation, inheritance, and reproductive success.

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Product Description: Although mammals and birds are widely regarded as the smartest creatures on earth, it has lately become clear that a very distant branch of the tree of life has also sprouted higher intelligence: the cephalopods, consisting of the squid, the cuttlefish, and above all the octopus...read more

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9780374227760 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, December 6, 2016, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: Although mammals and birds are widely regarded as the smartest creatures on earth, it has lately become clear that a very distant branch of the tree of life has also sprouted higher intelligence: the cephalopods, consisting of the squid, the cuttlefish, and above all the octopus.

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Product Description: This is a concise, comprehensive, and accessible introduction to the philosophy of biology written by a leading authority on the subject. Geared to philosophers, biologists, and students of both, the book provides sophisticated and innovative coverage of the central topics and many of the latest developments in the field...read more

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9780691140018 | Princeton Univ Pr, January 26, 2014, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: This is a concise, comprehensive, and accessible introduction to the philosophy of biology written by a leading authority on the subject.

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9780691174679 | Reprint edition (Princeton Univ Pr, August 22, 2016), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: This is a concise, comprehensive, and accessible introduction to the philosophy of biology written by a leading authority on the subject.

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Product Description: How does science work? Does it tell us what the world is "really" like? What makes it different from other ways of understanding the universe? In Theory and Reality, Peter Godfrey-Smith addresses these questions by taking the reader on a grand tour of one hundred years of debate about science...read more

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9780226300627 | Univ of Chicago Pr, June 1, 2003, cover price $70.00 | About this edition: How does science work?

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9780226300634 | Univ of Chicago Pr, August 1, 2003, cover price $29.00 | About this edition: How does science work?

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