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Science  17 Sep 1999:
Vol. 285, Issue 5435, pp. 1856-1857
DOI: 10.1126/science.285.5435.1856

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Sex and Death An Introduction to Philosophy of Biology. Kim Sterelny and Paul E. Griffiths. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1999. 456 pp. $60, £47.95. ISBN 0-226-77303-5. Paper, $22, £17.50. ISBN 0-226-77304-3.

Sterelny and Griffiths provide broad ranging and clearly written survey of contemporary issues in the philosophy of biology ranging from the nature of genes, organisms, and species to macroevolution, human nature, and what constitutes life.