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Representation in the genome and in other inheritance systems

Abstract:

There is ongoing controversy as to whether the genome is a representing system (Sterelny K., Smith K.C. and Dickson M. 1996. Biol. Philos. 11: 377-403; Griffiths P.E. 2001. Philos. Sci. 68: 394-412). Although it is widely recognised that DNA carries information, both correlating with and coding for various outcomes, neither of these implies that the genome has semantic properties like correctness or satisfaction conditions (Godfrey-Smith P. 2002. In: Wolenski J. and Kajania-Placek K. (eds), I...

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10.1007/s10539-006-9046-6

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Journal:
BIOLOGY and PHILOSOPHY
Volume:
22
Issue:
3
Pages:
313-331
Publication date:
2007-06-05
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EISSN:
1572-8404
ISSN:
0169-3867
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uuid:f8df9694-5237-4678-abd8-b880b424cfeb
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251720
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pubs:251720

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