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dave marshall dmarshal at umich.edu
Thu Apr 6 17:00:08 EST 1995


In article <Pine.SGI.3.91.950404110703.3318B-100000 at bambi.ccs.fau.edu>
Tom Holroyd, tomh at BAMBI.CCS.FAU.EDU writes:
> Goodwin reminds us that the organism
>is a unity, in principle irreducible.

Neo-Darwinists have known for ages that the organism is
not reducible simply to genotype.  Organisms are the product
of an incredibly complex *interaction* between genotype
and environment.  One must understand the environmental input
in order to understand the organism, just as much as one
must know the genes.  This is basic - nothing
revolutionary about it.

dmarshal at umich.edu



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