Shifting Cultures of Taxonomy in an Age of Biodiversity Loss
Series: Genetics and Society
DNA Barcoding has been promoted since 2003 as a new, fast, digital genomics-based means of identifying natural species based on the idea that a small standard fragment of any organism’s genome (a so-called ‘micro-genome’) can faithfully identify and help to classify every species on the planet. The...
Published April 22nd 2013 by Routledge
A New Metaphysics
In this book, Ellis argues that moral and political objectives are not independent of one other, and so must be pursued in tandem. Social humanism is a moral and political philosophy that does just this. As a political philosophy, it justifies the implementation and maintenance of many of the...
Published May 15th 2012 by Routledge
Issues in the Metaphysics of Realism
Series: Routledge Studies in Metaphysics
While the phrase "metaphysics of science" has been used from time to time, it has only recently begun to denote a specific research area where metaphysics meets philosophy of science—and the sciences themselves. The essays in this volume demonstrate that metaphysics of science is an innovative...
Published December 20th 2011 by Routledge