Biology & Philosophy

, Volume 22, Issue 3, pp 429–437 | Cite as

Is it a revolution?

  • Peter Godfrey-Smith


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

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