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Inherited Representations are Read in Development

Abstract:

Recent theoretical work has identified a tightly constrained sense in which genes carry representational content. Representational properties of the genome are founded in the transmission of DNA over phylogenetic time and its role in natural selection. However, genetic representation is not just relevant to questions of selection and evolution. This article goes beyond existing treatments and argues for the heterodox view that information generated by a process of selection over phylogenetic ...

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10.1093/bjps/axr050

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Journal:
BRITISH JOURNAL FOR THE PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE
Volume:
64
Issue:
1
Pages:
1-31
Publication date:
2013-03-05
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EISSN:
1464-3537
ISSN:
0007-0882
URN:
uuid:8d458609-c878-4694-a677-9f9028f719c0
Source identifiers:
251725
Local pid:
pubs:251725
Language:
English

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