Pattern and Process in Evo-devo: a philosophical examination

Laura Nuño de la Rosa y Arantza Etxeberria 2008 Euro Evodevo Conference, Ghent, Belgium Symposium: Theoretical contributions of evo-devo to evolutionary theory Debates in theoretical biology have often been classified in virtue of broad dichotomies such as typological vs. population thinking, form vs. function, or externalism vs. internalism. Here we intend to examine another one: […]

Patterns, processes and mechanisms in the early stages of evodevo

Due to the current widespread identification of evo-devo with evolutionary developmental genetics, the origins of the discipline are usually traced back to the discovery of new molecular techniques in the 1990’s. However, the work of Pere Alberch, developed from the late 1970’s to the late 1990’s, does not fit in such an approach to development […]