New Series: blogging about Biological Individuality!

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  • Do the metaphysics of individuality matter for biological individuality?
    * Individuals as substances (as opposed to properties, events, processes)
    * The “container metaphor”: individuals as hierarchical sets
  • The composition, constitution, and boundaries of biological individuals
  • The identity, persistence, and individuality of biological beings
  • Measures of individuality
  • The hierarchical levels of biological individuals and groups
  • Physiological individuals
  • Ecological individuals
  • Evolutionary individuals
  • Pragmatic and ontological pluralism
  • The Standard View: autonomous, independent, bounded, distinct
  • The enactive approach and organizational theories of biological individuals
  • Process biology
  • Dialectical biology
  • Feminist philosophy of biology

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I communicate science from a philosophical perspective. Researcher of living things that stay with the trouble. Communicator of risky interdisciplinary science.

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Lynn Chiu

Lynn Chiu

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I communicate science from a philosophical perspective. Researcher of living things that stay with the trouble. Communicator of risky interdisciplinary science.