Measurement in biology is methodized by theory

@article{Montvil2019MeasurementIB,
  title={Measurement in biology is methodized by theory},
  author={Ma{\"e}l Mont{\'e}vil},
  journal={Biology \& Philosophy},
  year={2019},
  volume={34},
  pages={1-25}
}
We characterize access to empirical objects in biology from a theoretical perspective. Unlike objects in current physical theories, biological objects are the result of a history and their variations continue to generate a history. This property is the starting point of our concept of measurement. We argue that biological measurement is relative to a natural history which is shared by the different objects subjected to the measurement and is more or less constrained by biologists. We call… 
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