Biological Theory

, Volume 7, Issue 1, pp 80–88 | Cite as

The Trouble with Natural Genetic Engineering

James A. Shapiro: Evolution: A View from the 21st Century. FT Press Science, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 2011, 272 pp., $27.99 hbk, $27.99 ebook, ISBN 978-0-13-278093-3
Essay Review


Lateral Gene Transfer Whole Genome Duplication Slot Machine Cluster Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeat Downward Causation 



I am profoundly grateful to Werner Callebaut, Dan Nicholson, and Maureen O’Malley for their extremely valuable comments and suggestions. I also thank the University of Santiago de Chile and the Chilean Government (Research Grant Fondecyt Iniciacion Investigacion No. 11110409) for all their support.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyUniversidad de Santiago de Chile, Estación CentralSantiagoChile

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