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    Unknotting reciprocal causation between organism and environment.Jan Baedke, Alejandro Fábregas-Tejeda & Guido I. Prieto - 2021 - Biology and Philosophy 36 (5):1-29.
    In recent years, biologists and philosophers of science have argued that evolutionary theory should incorporate more seriously the idea of ‘reciprocal causation.’ This notion refers to feedback loops whereby organisms change their experiences of the environment or alter the physical properties of their surroundings. In these loops, in particular niche constructing activities are central, since they may alter selection pressures acting on organisms, and thus affect their evolutionary trajectories. This paper discusses long-standing problems that emerge when studying such reciprocal causal (...)
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  2. The riddle of organismal agency: new historical and philosophical reflections.Alejandro Fábregas-Tejeda, Jan Baedke, Guido I. Prieto & Gregory Radick (eds.) - 2024 - Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY: Routledge.
    The Riddle of Organismal Agency brings together historians, philosophers and scientists for an interdisciplinary re-assessment of one of the long-standing problems in the scientific understanding of life. Marshalling insights from diverse sciences including physiology, comparative psychology, developmental biology, and evolutionary biology, the book provides an up-to-date survey of approaches to non-human organisms as agents, capable of performing activities serving their own goals such as surviving or reproducing, and whose doings in the world are thus to be explained teleologically. From an (...)
     
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    Kostas Kampourakis and Tobias Uller (Eds.): Philosophy of Science for Biologists. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK, 2020, 330 + x pp., £69.99 (hardcover), ISBN: 9781108491839. [REVIEW]Guido I. Prieto - 2021 - Journal for General Philosophy of Science / Zeitschrift für Allgemeine Wissenschaftstheorie 52 (4):613-616.
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