IASH is pleased to announce the publication of a special issue of Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, vol. 58 (2016), edited by Peter Harrison and Ian Hesketh.
Entitled “Replaying the Tape of Life: Evolution and Historical Explanation,” the special issue is a cross-disciplinary examination of the historical dimensions of evolutionary biology. Foremost philosophers, historians, and biologists explore such issues as contingency, directionality, and teleology in evolution and history while considering the scientific status of evolutionary and historical explanations.
For more information about the special issue please visit the journal’s website here.