Darwin and the philosophy of science – maybe, and maybe not?

A key question for the philosophy of science: "How does Darwin’s theory of natural selection by means of competition between individuals of the same species stack up against Karl Popper’s ideas on falsification and verification?"

I gather Popper changed his views as he got older.

Maybe the answer can be found in:

"Defining Darwin: Essays on the History and Philosophy of Evolutionary Biology"

by By Michael Ruse

http://www.prometheusbooks.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=184&products_id=1923

See also
http://fora.tv/2009/02/17/Michael_Ruse_on_Darwinism

 

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