La inconmensurabilidad empírica entre la teoría de la selección natural darwiniana y el diseño inteligente de la teología natural

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THEORIA. An International Journal for Theory, History and Foundations of Science, ISSN: 0495-4548, Vol: 29, Issue: 3, Page: 375-394

Publication Year:
2014
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Repository URL:
http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/11289
DOI:
10.1387/theoria.9943
Author(s):
Ginnobili, Santiago
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UPV/EHU Press; Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea / Universidad del País Vasco
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Arts and Humanities
article description
The strong influence that natural theology had over Darwin's conceptualization of the adaptation phenomenon is frequently noted. The natural selection theory would explain the same phenomenon that the natural theologist intended to explain: the adaptation. Recently has been claimed, on the contrary, that the Darwinian way of conceptualizing adaptation is new. The concept of adaptation from natural theology presupposes the idea that organisms exist for realization and support of the natural equilibrium stated by the creator. In this work I will discuss this point, assuming the metatheoretical structuralism frame.