‘The importance of symbiosis in philosophy of biology: an analysis of the current debate on biological individuality and its historical roots’

@article{Surez2018TheIO,
  title={‘The importance of symbiosis in philosophy of biology: an analysis of the current debate on biological individuality and its historical roots’},
  author={Javier Su{\'a}rez},
  journal={Symbiosis},
  year={2018},
  volume={76},
  pages={77-96}
}
Symbiosis plays a fundamental role in contemporary biology, as well as in recent thinking in philosophy of biology. The discovery of the importance and universality of symbiotic associations has brought new light to old debates in the field, including issues about the concept of biological individuality. An important aspect of these debates has been the formulation of the hologenome concept of evolution, the notion that holobionts are units of natural selection in evolution. This review… 

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