Philosophy of Biology

BIOLOGY 255

An introduction to conceptual and methodological issues raised in contemporary biology, including reductionism, the meaning of chance, laws in biology, the units of natural selection, teleology, and the structure of evolutionary theory. Recommended prerequisite: AP biology or introductory biology. Instructors: Brandon and/or McShea

Notes

Spring 2021 offering

Curriculum Codes
  • R
  • STS
  • CZ
  • NS
Cross-Listed As
  • PHIL 314
Typically Offered
Fall Only