The Science and Philosophy of the Organism
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The Science and Philosophy of the Organism

By Hans Driesch
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Table of Contents
  • THE SCIENCE AND PHILOSOPHY OF THE ORGANISM
  • PREFACE
  • CONTENTS OF THE FIRST VOLUME
  • THE PROGRAMME
  • SECTION A
    • THE CHIEF RESULTS OF ANALYTICAL BIOLOGY
  • PART I
  • THE INDIVIDUAL ORGANISM WITH REGARD TO FORM AND METABOLISM
    • A. ELEMENTARY MORPHOGENESIS
    • B. EXPERIMENTAL AND THEORETICAL MORPHOGENESIS
      • 1. The Foundations of the Physiology of Development. “Evolutio” and “Epigenesis”
      • 2. Analytical Theory of Morphogenesis24
      • 3. The Problem of Morphogenetic Localisation
      • 4. On Certain other Features of Morphogenesis Advocating its Autonomy
    • 1. The Foundations of the Physiology of Development. “Evolutio” and “Epigenesis”
    • 2. Analytical Theory of Morphogenesis24
    • 3. The Problem of Morphogenetic Localisation
    • 4. On Certain other Features of Morphogenesis Advocating its Autonomy
    • C. ADAPTATION
      • Introductory Remarks on Regulations in General
      • 1. Morphological Adaptation
      • 2. Physiological Adaptation89
    • Introductory Remarks on Regulations in General
    • 1. Morphological Adaptation
    • 2. Physiological Adaptation89
    • D. INHERITANCE: SECOND PROOF OF THE AUTONOMY OF LIFE
    • Conclusions from the First Main Part of these Lectures
  • PART II
  • SYSTEMATICS AND HISTORY
    • A. THE PRINCIPLES OF SYSTEMATICS
    • B. THE THEORY OF DESCENT
      • 1. Generalities
      • 2. The Principles of Darwinism
      • 3. The Principles of Lamarckism.
      • 4. The Real Results and the Unsolved Problems of Transformism
      • 5. The Logical Value of the Organic Form According to the Different Transformistic Theories
    • 1. Generalities
    • 2. The Principles of Darwinism
    • 3. The Principles of Lamarckism.
    • 4. The Real Results and the Unsolved Problems of Transformism
    • 5. The Logical Value of the Organic Form According to the Different Transformistic Theories
    • C. THE LOGIC OF HISTORY
      • 1. The Possible Aspects of History
      • 2. Phylogenetic Possibilities
      • 3. The History of Mankind
    • 1. The Possible Aspects of History
    • 2. Phylogenetic Possibilities
    • 3. The History of Mankind
    • Conclusions about Systematics and History in General
  • INDEX
  • HEREDITY AND SELECTION IN SOCIOLOGY
  • RUDOLF EUCKEN’S PHILOSOPHY OF LIFE
    • FOOTNOTES:
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