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Niche construction in biological and philosophical theories

  • Peter Godfrey-Smith (a1)
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  • Published online: 01 February 2000

I distinguish different versions of the “niche construction” idea. Some are primarily scientific, while others are more philosophical. Laland, Odling-Smee & Feldman's is mostly scientific, but given that fact, there are some changes they could make to their account. I also compare the target article to Lewontin's classic 1983 paper.

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