Journal of Philosophy 103 (7):319-335 (2006)

Abstract
Drift is to evolution as inertia is to Newtonian mechanics. Both are the "natural" or default states of the systems to which they apply. Both are governed by zero-force laws. The zero-force law in biology is stated here for the first time.
Keywords Analytic Philosophy  Contemporary Philosophy
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DOI 10.5840/jphil2006103723
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