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Biology & Philosophy

, Volume 22, Issue 1, pp 131–139 | Cite as

Bioknowledge with Burian

  • Robert A. Wilson
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Biological Science Natural Kind Homeobox Gene Epistemic Evaluation Developmental System Theorist 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyUniversity of AlbertaEdmontonCanada

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