|Statement||by John Fleming|
|Series||Cambridge library collection, Cambridge library collection|
|LC Classifications||QL45 .F54 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||618|
The philosophy of zoology, or, A general view of the structure, functions, and classification of animals. Title Variants: Alternative: General view of the structure, functions, and classification of animals Alternative: Philosophy of zoology By. Fleming, John, Generally seen as a pioneering work of zoology, Aristotle frames his text by explaining that he is investigating the what (the existing facts about animals) prior to establishing the why (the causes of these characteristics). The book is thus an attempt to apply philosophy to part of the natural world. Throughout the work, Aristotle seeks to. This long-overlooked survey of the development of evolutionary theory is by far the most thorough and balanced account of its kind. Unlike most of the recent Anglo-centric literature that tends to focus almost exclusively on Darwin and natural selection, it follows the work of naturalists of many nationalities who used paleontology, comparative anatomy, and embryology in order to . Excerpt from The Philosophy of Zoology, Vol. 2 of 2: Or a General View of the Structure, Functions, and Classification of Animals There is but little resemblance, in respect of longevity, between the different classes, or even species of : John Fleming.
The Philosophy of Zoology Before Darwin. A Translated and Annotated Version of the Original French Text by Emond Perrier is a welcome and much-needed addition to a huge volume of literature in the history of biology. As McBirney notes in his introduction to this translation, he was surprised to find Perrier’s history so ignored within the. The two-volume Philosophy of Zoology was published in , and the young Charles Darwin is recorded as borrowing it from the library of Edinburgh University in /6. His intention in the book was to 'collect the truths of Zoology within a small compass, and to render them more intelligible, by a systematical arrangement'.Cited by: The philosophy of biology is a subfield of philosophy of science, which deals with epistemological, metaphysical, and ethical issues in the biological and biomedical sciences. Although philosophers of science and philosophers generally have long been interested in biology (e.g., Aristotle, Descartes, and even Kant), philosophy of biology only emerged as an independent field of philosophy . Download eBooks for Zoology online at the best price. Choose from top publishers like PHI Learning in multiple languages. Viewed best on mobile and desktop.