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A Palindrome: Conscious Living Creatures as Instruments of Nature; The Latter as an Instrument of the Former.
A palindromic relationship is reported between astrophysical-biological evolution and mind-possessing living creatures in it. Essay by Mario Crocco.
http://electroneubio.secyt.gov.ar/a_palindrome.htm

Biodiversity
Discussion of philosophical issues related to biological diversity; from the Stanford Encyclopedia by Daniel P. Faith.
http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/biodiversity/

Biological Altruism
Discussion of how altruistic behavior by organisms fits with the theory of evolution; from the Stanford Encyclopedia by Samir Okasha.
http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/altruism-biological/

Biology and Philosophy
Permits access to the table of contents for each of the archived issues of this journal. Also includes information for authors.
http://link.springer.com/journal/10539

Cognition and Biological Evolution
Idealist philosophy resolves a fundamental paradox in the materialist account of evolution. Essay by Axel Randrup.
http://cogprints.org/4811/

Definition of Life
Reviews and analyzes various attempts to define life in terms of negentropy and complexity theory.
http://baharna.com/philos/life.htm

If Horses Had Hands
A philosophy paper by Tom Tyler examining the arguments on the concept of anthropomorphism.
http://www.criminalanimal.org/people/writings/cyberchimp/horses.htm

Philosophy of Biology Web Pages
Maintained by Michael R. Dietrich, of the Department of Biological Sciences, Dartmouth College; includes links to web sites and online articles dealing with the philosophy of biology and related subjects.
http://www.dartmouth.edu/~dietrich/bio5.html

Species
Entry from the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy by Marc Ereshefsky.
http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/species/

Teleological Notions in Biology
Entry from the Stanford Encyclopedia, by Colin Allen.
http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/teleology-biology/

The Biological Notion of Self and Non-self
Stanford Encyclopedia entry on the notion of the immune self; by Alfred Tauber.
http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/biology-self/

Theoretical Biology and Philosophy of Biology
A list of persons, institutes, research groups and journals within theoretical biology, philosophy and history of biology, and related areas of research.
http://www.nbi.dk/~emmeche/theobiophi.html