Course: PHIL 425. Seminar in Philosophy of Biology (3)
Prerequisites: 6 units of Philosophy, including PHIL 325, PHIL 330, PHIL 350 or PHIL 355. An advanced study of key concepts and issues in philosophy of biology, including adaptation, complexity and self-organization, fitness, function, species, unit of selection and evolutionary development. Examination of the nature of biological sciences and its relation to other sciences and theories. Regular writing assignments required.