Grados de sobreviniencia en Biología

Caponi, Gustavo
July 2012
Philosophy & History of Biology / Filosofia e História da Biolo;jul-dez2012, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p201
Academic Journal
It is possible to establish comparisons of levels, or grades, of supervenience; and these levels of supervenience can give us indications on where, in which domain of life sciences, it is possible to hope that the molecularization of the Biology should progress in an significant way and where it is possible to wait for the opposite. In other words: to recognize, even in a vague and informal way, that there are different grades of supervenience, can help us to determine where it is possible to hope that the molecularization of Biology should generate soluble problems and where it is better to be afraid that that strategy of research could lead us to get swamped in sterile impasses.


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