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Biology and Philosophy

, Volume 16, Issue 1, pp 103–108 | Cite as

Richard Levins as Philosophical Revolutionary

  • William Wimsatt
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Authors and Affiliations

  • William Wimsatt
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  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyUniversity of ChicagoChicagoUSA

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