Book ID: CBB000101689

Philosophy of Ecology: From Science to Synthesis (2000)

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Keller, David R. (Editor)
Golley, Frank Benjamin (Editor)


University of Georgia Press


Publication Date: 2000
Physical Details: xii + 366 pp., illus., bibl., index
Language: English

Description Contents: Frederic E. Clements: Preface to plant succession: An analysis of the development of vegetation. Henry A. Gleason: The individualistic concept of the plant association. Arthur G. Tansley: The use and abuse of vegetational concepts and terms. Daniel Simberloff: A succession of paradigms in ecology: Essentialism to materialism and probabilism. Robert E. Ulanowicz: Life after Newton: An ecological metaphysic. Karl Möbius: An oyster bank is a biocönose, or a social community. Robert H. Whittaker; Simon A. Levin; Richard B. Root: On the reasons for distinguishing niche, habitat, and ecotope. Ruth Patrick: Biological diversity in ecology. Andrew Redfearn; Stuart L. Pimm: Stability in ecological communities. Karl R. Popper: The bucket and the searchlight: Two theories of knowledge. Robert M. May: The role of theory in ecology. Kristin Shrader-Frechette; Earl D. Mccoy: Community ecology, population biology, and the method of case studies. Thomas W. Schoener: Mechanistic approaches to ecology: A new reductionism? Eugene P. Odum: The emergence of ecology as a new integrative discipline. Donato Bergandi: “Reductionist holism”: An oxymoron or a philosophical chimera of Eugene Odum's systems ecology? Richard Levins; Richard C. Lewontin: Dialectics and reductionism in ecology. T. F. H. Allen; Thomas B. Starr: Hierarchy: Perspectives for ecological complexity. David L. Hull: The metaphysics of evolution. Stephen J. Gould; Richard C. Lewontin: The spandrels of San Marco and the panglossian paradigm: A critique of the adaptationist program. Ernst Mayr: How to carry out the adaptationist program? James P. Collins: Evolutionary ecology and the use of natural selection in ecological theory. Craig Loehles; Joseph H. K. Pechmann: Evolution: The missing ingredient in systems ecology.


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Authors & Contributors
Eliot, Christopher Hobson
da Rocha Brando Fernandez, Fernanda
Wasson, R. J.
Bonyhady, Tim
Craige, Betty Jean
Mulvihill, Peter R.
Journals
Filosofia e História da Biologia
Historical Records of Australian Science
Environmental History
Biology and Philosophy
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences
History of Science
Publishers
Wiley-Blackwell
University of Minnesota
University of Georgia Press
University of Chicago Press
University of Nebraska Press
University of Southampton (United Kingdom)
Concepts
Ecology
Environmental sciences
Biology
Biographies
Botany
Biological diversity; biodiversity
People
Clements, Frederic Edward
Gleason, Henry Allan
Tansley, Arthur George
Odum, Eugene P.
Cowles, Henry Chandler
Mayr, Ernst
Places
United States
Americas
Canada
Norway
Great Britain
Alaska (U.S.)
Times
20th century, early
20th century
19th century
20th century, late
Institutions
British Ecological Society
Yellowstone National Park
Glacier National Park
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