function definition

Andrew J. Roger roger at evol5.mbl.edu
Tue May 27 06:12:35 EST 1997


Gustavo Parisi wrote:
> 
> I'm looking for papers describing different definitions of function in
> biological systems.
> Any information would be of help.
> Thanks in advance,
> 
> Gustavo Parisi
> Unidad de Fisicoquimica
> Universidad Nacional de Quilmes
> Avenida Calchaqui Km. 23.500
> Ex Laboratorio YPF
> 1888 Florencio Varela, Buenos Aires
> Argentina
> 
> E-mail:gustavo at unq.edu.ar
> Fax: ++ 54-1-255 7176

A good place to start is a compilation of essays on evolutionary
biology called:

Conceptual Issues in Evolutionary Biology
edited by Elliot Sober

This book has at least 2 or 3 essays on exactly this subject.

Cheers
Andrew J. Roger



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