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Explanation and demonstration in the Haller-Wolff debate

In Justin E. H. Smith (ed.), The Problem of Animal Generation in Early Modern Philosophy. Cambridge University Press (2006)

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  1. C.F. Wolff on Variability and Heredity.A. E. Gaissinovitch - 1990 - History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences 12 (2):179 - 201.
    Based on his published works and on manuscripts that were unpublished during his lifetime, C. F. Wolff's views on variability and heredity are analyzed. Attention is focused on his treatise Objecta meditationum pro theoria monstrorum published in 1973. The findings do not completely coincide with B. E. Rajkov's conclusions as to Wolff's anticipation of some theses of modern genetics and the theory of evolution. In addition, the case for the transformism elements in Wolff's work is argued. Lastly, Wolff's misunderstanding of (...)
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  • Instruments of Judgment: Inscribing Organic Processes in Late Eighteenth-Century Germany.Joan Steigerwald - 2002 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences 33 (1):79-131.
    The paper argues for the importance to Kant's critique of judgment of epistemological reflections upon the problematics of experimentation on organic processes. It examines the investigations of generation by Wolff and Blumenbach, demonstrating how their experimental practices mediated reflectively between organic phenomena and their conceptualisation, acting as instruments of their judgments of these processes. It then reads Kant's ‘Kritik der teleologischen Urteilskraft’ in light of these experimental investigations, arguing that Kant highlights how the problematic relation between organic phenomena and their (...)
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  • Preformation and Epigenesis: A New Historical Treatment.J. S. Wilkie - 1967 - History of Science 6 (1):138.
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  • The Endurance of the Mechanism: Vitalism Controversy.Hilde Hein - 1972 - Journal of the History of Biology 5 (1):159 - 188.
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  • Machina Ex Deo: William Harvey and the Meaning of Instrument.Don Bates - 2000 - Journal of the History of Ideas 61 (4):577.
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  • The History of Embryology as Intellectual History.Frederick B. Churchill - 1970 - Journal of the History of Biology 3 (1):155-181.
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