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    In De Anima 2.4, Aristotle claims that nutritive soul encompasses two distinct biological functions: nutrition and reproduction. We challenge a pervasive interpretation which posits ‘nutrients’ as the correlative object of the nutritive capacity. Instead, the shared object of nutrition and reproduction is that which is nourished and reproduced: the ensouled body, qua ensouled. Both functions aim at preserving this object, and thus at preserving the form, life, and being of the individual organis…Read more
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    Aristotle’s Empiricism: Experience and Mechanics in the 4th Century BC (review)
    Review of Metaphysics 69 (2): 379-381. 2015.
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    A critique of portions of Prof. Diane Paul's paper presented at the Pittsburgh 2002 History and Philosophy of Biology workshop. Lennox poses questions about Paul's claims regarding the narratives linking genetic engineering to eugenics, insisting that the situation is more complex than suggested.
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    C. J. F. Williams, "Aristotle's De Generatione et Corruptione" (review)
    Journal of the History of Philosophy 22 (4): 472. 1984.
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    On the Parts of Animals I-Iv: An Introduction and Commentary (edited book)
    Oxford University Press UK. 2002.
    Aristotle is without question the founder of the science of biology. In his treatise On the Parts of Animals, he develops his systematic principles for biological investigation, and explanation, and applies those principles to explain why the different animal kinds have the different parts that they do. It is one of the greatest achievements in the history of science. This new translation from the Greek aims to reflect the subtlety and detail of Aristotle's reasoning. The commentary provides hel…Read more