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Transformations of LamarckismFrom Subtle Fluids to Molecular Biology$
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Snait B. Gissis and Eva Jablonka

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780262015141

Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: August 2013

DOI: 10.7551/mitpress/9780262015141.001.0001

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The Relative Significance of Epigenetic Inheritance in Evolution: Some Philosophical Considerations

The Relative Significance of Epigenetic Inheritance in Evolution: Some Philosophical Considerations

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(p.331) 31 The Relative Significance of Epigenetic Inheritance in Evolution: Some Philosophical Considerations
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Transformations of Lamarckism
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James Griesemer

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The MIT Press
DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262015141.003.0031

This chapter examines the significance of epigenetic inheritance in evolutionary biology. It focuses on the differing theoretical goals and commitments of mechanistic molecular biologists and quantitative evolutionary biologists on the relative significance claims about the role of epigenetic inheritance in evolution.

Keywords:   epigenetic inheritance, evolutionary biology, mechanistic molecular biologists, quantitative evolutionary biologists, evolution

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