Jean Gayon - Publications#


1998 Darwinism's struggle for survival : heredity and the hypothesis of natural selection, Cambridge University Press, 516p.

2009 French Studies in Philosophy of Science. Contemporary Research in France, vol. 276 de Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science, ss dir. A. Brenner & J. Gayon, Springer, 2009, 375 p.

2006 L’épistémologie française 1830-1970, ss dir. M. Bitbol & J. Gayon, Paris, Presses Universitaires de France, 2006, 501 p. Translated into Chinese (2012).

2010 Les fonctions : des organismes aux artéfacts, Jean Gayon et Armand de Ricqlès (éds.), Paris, Presses Universitaires de France, 427 p. (Translation under way: Springer).


1999 “Nietzsche and Darwin”, in Biology and the Foundations of Ethics, M. Ruse and J. Maienschein (eds.), Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1999, pp. 154-197.

2006 “Do the Biologists need the Expression 'Human Race" ? UNESCO 1950-1951”, in Bioethical and Etihcal Issues Surrounding the Trials and Code of Nuremberg, Jacques Rozenberg (ed.), New York, Edwin Melon Press, 2003, pp. 23-48.

2007 « The Concept of the Gene in Contemporary Biology : Continuity or Dissolution », The Influence of Genetics on Contemporary Thinnking, A. Fagot-Largeault, J. M. Torres & Shahid Rahman, Dordrecht, Springer, 2007, p. 81-95.

2008 « L’évolution créatrice lue par les fondateurs de la théorie synthétique de l’évolution »,. In Annales bergsoniennes IV. L’évolution créatrice 1907-2007 : épistémologie et métaphysique, ss dir. A. Fagot-Largeault & F. Worms, avec la collaboration d’A. François et V. Guillin, Paris, Presses Universitaires de France, 2008, pp. 59-84.

2010 « Defining Life : Synthesis and Conclusions », Origin of Life and Evolution of the Biosphere, 40 : 231-244.

2013 « Economic natural selection: what concept of selection? », Biological Theory, 6(4).
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