In the second edition of this Very Short Introduction, Samir Okasha explores the main themes and theories of contemporary philosophy of science, and. Samir Okasha (University of Bristol, Philosophy Department, UK), "The Metaphor of Agency in Biology", in. We are very pleased to announce that Samir Okasha, Professor at University of Bristol, will deliver a talk for Filosofisk seminar this semester.
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Agency in Evolutionary Biology 1. Agential Thinking and its Rationale 2.
The Goal of Fitness Maximization 3. Grafen s Formal Darwinism, Adaptive Dynamics 5.
Rationality meets Evolution 6. The Evolution-Rationality Connection 7.
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