Agency and Autonomy

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Ancient and Early Modern Natural Philosophy

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Breitenbach, A. (2006). “Mechanical explanation of nature and its limits in Kant’s Critique of judgment.” Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, 37(4): 694–711.

Breitenbach, A. (2014). “Biological purposiveness and analogical reflection.” In Kant’s Theory of Biology. Edited by I. Goy and E. Watkins. De Gruyter,

Des Chene, D. (2001). Spirits and Clocks: Machine and Organism in Descartes. New York: Cornell University.

Gambarotto, A., & Mossio, M. (2022). Enactivism and the Hegelian Stance on Intrinsic Purposiveness. Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences.

Gibson, S. (2015). Animal, Vegetable, Mineral? How Eighteenth-Century Science Disrupted the Natural Order. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

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Johansen, T.J. (2020). “Plato’s teleology.” In Teleology. Edited by J.K. McDonough. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Johnson, M.R. (2005). Aristotle on Teleology. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

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Lennox, J.G. (1993). “Darwin was a teleologist.” Biology & Philosophy 8, 409–421.

Lennox, J.G. (2001b). Aristotle's Philosophy of Biology: Studies in the Origin of Life Science. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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Lennox, L.G. (2017). “William Harvey: enigmatic Aristotelian of the seventeenth century.” In Teleology in the Ancient World: Philosophical and Medical Approaches. Edited by J. Rocca. New York: Cambridge University Press.

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