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Individuals as ecosystems: an essential tension
Titolo Rivista: PARADIGMI 
Autori/Curatori: Elena Gagliasso 
Anno di pubblicazione:  2015 Fascicolo: Lingua: Inglese 
Numero pagine:  18 P. 87-104 Dimensione file:  83 KB
DOI:  10.3280/PARA2015-002007
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La filosofia della biologia attuale mostra una tensione epistemologica essenziale tra l’individuo e il suo "differire", ovvero la presenza di differenze individuali in un’unica popolazione. L’articolo sottolinea l’importanza in genetica di popolazioni, dove nonostante comuni strumenti matematici, perdurano interpretazioni conflittuali. L’articolo si prefigge di mostrare il dissolversi dell’unità e della singolarità del concetto di individuo alla luce della simbiontologia e di un più vasto pensiero popolazionale. Anche se lessicalmente immutato, il concetto di individuo, da un punto di vista filosofico, si carica di nuovi significati.


Keywords: Epigenetica, individuo, ologenoma, pensiero popolazionale, simbionti.

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Elena Gagliasso, Individui come ecosistemi: una tensione essenziale in "PARADIGMI" 2/2015, pp. 87-104, DOI:10.3280/PARA2015-002007

   

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