In-depth examination of contemporary philosophical debates arising from modern biology. Topics explored may include the structure of evolutionary theory, the notions of fitness and adaptation, functions and teleological explanation, the ontological status of species, reductionism and levels of explanation, and social and moral implications of biological research.
Prerequisite(s): Third or Fourth year standing in the Honours Specialization, Honours Double Major, or Specialization module in Philosophy or permission of the Department.
Extra Information: 3.0 hours.
Course Weight: 0.50
Subject Code: PHILOSOP
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