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  • Biodiversity: Discussion of philosophical issues related to biological diversity; from the Stanford Encyclopedia by Daniel P. Faith.
  • Biological Altruism: Discussion of how altruistic behavior by organisms fits with the theory of evolution; from the Stanford Encyclopedia by Samir Okasha.
  • Biology Instructional Philosophy: Designed for prospective and practicing elementary school teachers, provides a biology lesson, knowledge mapping, and alternative ideas for effectiveness in teaching biology.
  • Biology and Philosophy: Permits access to the table of contents for each of the archived issues of this journal. Also includes information for authors.
  • Definition of Life: Reviews and analyzes various attempts to define life in terms of negentropy and complexity theory.
  • History and Philosophy of Biology -- Supplemental Readings: Supplemental readings recommended for the Bemidji State University course in Philosophy of Biology; not intended as a comprehensive compilation.
  • History and Philosophy of Biology Seminar Series: A regular series of lectures promoting research in the history and philosophy of biology, sponsored by LSE and UCL. Includes a schedule of upcoming lectures and related events.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Philosophy of Biology Web Pages: Maintained by Michael R. Dietrich, of the Department of Biological Sciences, Dartmouth College; includes links to web sites and online articles dealing with the philosophy of biology and related subjects.
  • Species: Entry from the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy by Marc Ereshefsky.
  • Teleological Notions in Biology: Entry from the Stanford Encyclopedia, by Colin Allen.
  • 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.
  • The Biological Notion of Self and Non-self: Stanford Encyclopedia entry on the notion of the immune self; by Alfred Tauber.
  • Theoretical Biology and Philosophy of Biology: A list of persons, institutes, research groups and journals within theoretical biology, philosophy and history of biology, and related areas of research.
  • Virtual Reality:Consciousness Really Explained: A scientific hypothesis for the origin of mind based in evolutionary biology. Includes downloadable manuscript and a few graphics.


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