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This essay has benefitted from discussions that I have had with Nader Chokr, Rolf Joho, and Robert Knox. I would also like to express my appreciation to a very patient editor.

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Waters, C.K. Rosenberg's rebellion. Biol Philos 5, 225–239 (1990). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00127490

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