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Tautologism in the Theory of Evolution

(Original title: K problému tautologickosti v teórii evolúcie)
Filozofia, 2012, vol. 67, No 7, pp. 545-556.
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Attributing tautologism to the principle of natural selection is one of widely used arguments against the scientific status of the evolutionary theory. The paper outlines one of the common versions of this objection and offers a possible answer drawing on the structure of the principle of natural selection.


Evolution, Natural selection, Tautology, Theory of evolution

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