Georg Toepfer

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  • Georg Toepfer
  • Studies in history and philosophy of biological…
  • 2012
'Nothing in biology makes sense, except in the light of teleology'. This could be the first sentence in a textbook about the methodology of biology. The fundamental concepts in biology, e.g. 'organism' and 'ecosystem', are only intelligible given a teleological framework. Since early modern times, teleology has often been considered methodologically(More)
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