Philosophy of microbiology [E-Book] / Maureen A. O'Malley, University of Sydney.
O'Malley, Maureen, (author)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2014
1 online resource (x, 269 pages)
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Table of Contents:
  • Machine generated contents note: An introduction to philosophy of microbiology; 1. Philosophy in microbiology; microbes in philosophy; 2. Philosophical debates in high-level microbial classification; 3. Philosophical debates in species-level microbial classification; 4. Philosophical issues in microbial evolution; 5. Microbial ecology from a philosophical perspective; 6. Microbes as model biological systems; Conclusion. Further philosophical questions.