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Science as a process : an evolutionary account of the social and conceptual development of science
"Legend is overdue for replacement, and an adequate replacement must attend to the process of science as carefully as Hull has done. I share his vision of a serious account of the social andExpand
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A Matter of Individuality
  • D. Hull
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophy of Science
  • 1 September 1978
Biological species have been treated traditionally as spatiotemporally unrestricted classes. If they are to perform the function which they do in the evolutionary process, they must beExpand
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In defence of generalized Darwinism
Darwin himself suggested the idea of generalizing the core Darwinian principles to cover the evolution of social entities. Also in the nineteenth century, influential social scientists proposed theirExpand
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Universal Darwinism
Without Miracles: Universal Selection Theory and the Second Darwinian Revolution.By Gary Cziko. MIT Press: 1995. Pp. 385. $30, £25.50.
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Are Species Really Individuals
Hull, David L. (Department of Philosophy, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201) 1976. Are species really individuals? Syst. Zool. 25:174-191.The processes which contribute toExpand
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Individuality and Selection
Evolutionary theory is currently undergoing a period of rapid development, but in the process several problems have cropped up that are proving to be infuriatingly difficult to resolve-e.g. theExpand
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  • D. Hull
  • Biology
  • The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science
  • 1 February 1965
A CONVENIENT year to designate as the beginning of the scientific revolution is 1543. In that year Nicholas Copernicus published De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium and Andreas Vesalius published DeExpand
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A general account of selection: Biology, immunology, and behavior
Authors frequently refer to gene-based selection in biological evolution, the reaction of the immune system to antigens, and operant learning as exemplifying selection processes in the same sense ofExpand
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