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By Cornelia Neeltju van der Weele

Photos of improvement questions the dominant organic technique of explaining animal improvement as totally genetic by way of exploring the explanatory worth of investigating environmental affects. Van der Weele discusses assumptions, explanatory styles, and conceptual instruments in developmental and evolutionary biology and reports many concrete examples of environmental effect in animal improvement. She presents views from biology, philosophy of technological know-how, and ethics in an integrative manner.

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