Biology & Philosophy

, Volume 22, Issue 3, pp 429–437

Is it a revolution?


DOI: 10.1007/s10539-007-9062-1

Cite this article as:
Godfrey-Smith, P. Biol Philos (2007) 22: 429. doi:10.1007/s10539-007-9062-1


Jablonka and Lamb's claim that evolutionary biology is undergoing a ‘revolution’ is queried. But the very concept of revolutionary change has uncertain application to a field organized in the manner of contemporary biology. The explanatory primacy of sequence properties is also discussed.


Inheritance Evolution Central Dogma Epigenetics Revolution 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Philosophy DepartmentHarvard UniversityCambridgeUSA