Book ID: CBB000100514

The Concept of the Gene in Development and Evolution (2000)


Beurton, Peter (Editor)
Falk, Raphael (Editor)
Rheinberger, Hans-Jörg (Editor)

Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 2000
Physical Details: xvi + 384 pp.
Language: English

Description Introduction; Part I. Genes and Traits. Thomas Fogle: The dissolution of protein coding genes in molecular biology; Sara Schwartz: The differential concept of the gene: Past and present; Fred Gifford: Gene concepts and genetic concepts; Part II. Extracting the Units of Heredity. Jean Gayon: From measurement to organization: A philosophical scheme for the history of the concept of heredity; Michael R. Dietrich: From gene to genetic hierarchy: Richard Goldschmidt and the problem of the gene; Frederic L. Holmes: Seymour Benzer and the definition of the gene; Part III. Genetic Programs and Developmental Genes. Evelyn Fox Keller: Decoding the genetic program; Scott F. Gilbert: Genes classical and developmental: The different use of genes in evolutionary synthesis; Michel Morange: The developmental gene concept: History and limits; Part IV. Conceptual Perspectives. Hans-Jörg Rheinberger: Gene concepts: Fragments from the perspective of molecular biology; James R. Griesemer: Reproduction and the reduction of genetics; Peter J. Beurton: A unified view of the gene, or how to overcome reductionism; Raphael Falk, The gene---a concept in tension: A critical overview.

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Authors & Contributors
Kay, Lily E.
Wolfe, Audra Jayne
Condit, Celeste Michelle
Sloan, Phillip R.
Watson, James D.
Waldby, Catherine
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Journal of the History of Biology
Social Studies of Science
History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences
Cambridge University Press
Hill & Wang
Greenwood Press
Yale University Press
Harvard University Press
Molecular biology
Mendel, Gregor Johann
Gould, Stephen Jay
Watson, James Dewey
Crick, Francis
Benzer, Seymour
Darwin, Charles Robert
Time Periods
20th century
19th century
21st century
20th century, late
20th century, early
Human Genome Project
Ghent University
Institut Pasteur, Paris

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