Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 21 items

  • Keywords: developmental systems theory x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Developmental Systems Theory and the Scaffolding of Language

Robert D. Rupert

in Cognitive Systems and the Extended Mind

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195379457
eISBN:
9780199869114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379457.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter examines two kinds of argument for the extended view: arguments from nontrivial causal spread and arguments from transformational power. The first emphasizes the causal contributions of ... More


Developmental Systems Theory as a Process Theory

Paul Griffiths and Karola Stotz

in Everything Flows: Towards a Processual Philosophy of Biology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198779636
eISBN:
9780191824685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779636.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Paul Griffiths and Russell D. Gray have argued that the fundamental unit of analysis in developmental systems theory should be a process—the life cycle—and not a set of developmental resources and ... More


Processes of Life: Essays in the Philosophy of Biology

John Dupré

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199691982
eISBN:
9780191738111
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691982.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This volume collects essays written by John Dupré during his time as Director of the ESRC centre for Genomics in Society, and reflects his interest in the implications of emerging ideas in biology ... More


Integrative Approaches

Helen E. Longino

in Studying Human Behavior: How Scientists Investigate Aggression and Sexuality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226492872
eISBN:
9780226921822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226921822.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter discusses integrative approaches to studying human behavior, covering methods, scope, and assumptions. These approaches take understanding the multiplicity of factors and their ... More


William Blake and the Time of Ontogeny

Amanda Jo Goldstein

in Systems of Life: Biopolitics, Economics, and Literature on the Cusp of Modernity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823281725
eISBN:
9780823284870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823281725.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Romantic biology and aesthetics are frequently said to converge in the ideal of “organic form”: the organism, or the artwork, as “organized and self-organizing” cause and effect of itself. ... More


Developmental and Life-Course Models of Crime

David M. Day and Margit Wiesner

in Criminal Trajectories: A Developmental Perspective

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479880058
eISBN:
9781479888276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479880058.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter provides an overview of theoretical process models for the explanation of crime in developmental context. It introduces key propositions from leading developmental and life-course ... More


What is the Theory of Evolution?

John Dupré

in Darwin’s Legacy: What Evolution Means Today

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199284214
eISBN:
9780191700286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284214.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter examines evolution theory as a general proposition but not so much as a scientific theory. How the evolutionary thought started can be explained by the simple fact that life on Earth ... More


Contexts of Development

Luis H. Zayas

in Latinas Attempting Suicide: When Cultures, Families, and Daughters Collide

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199734726
eISBN:
9780199894826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734726.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Chapter Three sets the context for understanding how humans development and how families function. It is intended to provide the reader with a backdrop for understanding the discussion in subsequent ... More


Heredity and Evolutionary Theory

Tobias Uller and Heikki Helanterä

in Challenging the Modern Synthesis: Adaptation, Development, and Inheritance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780199377176
eISBN:
9780199377190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199377176.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, General

Heredity is a central concept in biology and one of the core principles needed for adaptive evolution. For most of the past 100 years, heredity has been defined and conceptualized in terms of ... More


The Reproduction of the Social: A Developmental System Approach

Iddo Tavory, Simona Ginsburg, and Eva Jablonka

in Developing Scaffolds in Evolution, Culture, and Cognition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019552
eISBN:
9780262314787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019552.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

We present a developmental system theory (DST) approach to social-cultural evolution, which emphasizes how self-sustaining feedback interactions lead to the persistence of a social world over time. ... More


Introduction

John Dupré

in Processes of Life: Essays in the Philosophy of Biology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199691982
eISBN:
9780191738111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691982.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This introduction introduces the central themes that run through the following chapters, and provides a brief summary of the main theses defended in the chapters.


A Developmental Systems Account of Human Nature

Karola Stotz and Paul Griffiths

in Why We Disagree About Human Nature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198823650
eISBN:
9780191862267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823650.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

We argue here that to understand human nature is to understand the plastic process of human development and the diversity it produces. Drawing on the framework of developmental systems theory and the ... More


A Postgenomic View

Peter Harries-Jones

in Upside-Down Gods

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823270347
eISBN:
9780823270385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270347.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The embodiment of difference in patterns of relationship between the organism and its environment is the means through which living forms create their own organization. Morphogenesis, like other ... More


Sleep Environments of  Young Children in Post-Industrial Societies

Melissa M. Burnham and Erika and E. Gaylor

in Sleep and Development: Familial and Socio-Cultural Considerations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195395754
eISBN:
9780199894468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395754.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter delineates the sleep environments found in industrialized nations using the Developmental Systems Theory (DST) as a framework for understanding their variability. It discusses the ... More


Our Plastic Nature

Paul Griffiths

in Transformations of Lamarckism: From Subtle Fluids to Molecular Biology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015141
eISBN:
9780262295642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015141.003.0030
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter analyzes the notion of human nature and the concept of inner nature from the perspective of developmental systems theory (DST). It explores the folkbiology of human nature and looks at ... More


Introduction: Lamarckian Problematics in the Philosophy of Biology

Snait B. Gissis and Eva Jablonka

in Transformations of Lamarckism: From Subtle Fluids to Molecular Biology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015141
eISBN:
9780262295642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015141.003.0028
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter discusses the importance of Lamarckian problematics in the philosophy of biology. It begins with an overview of the history of the philosophy of biology. It then discusses the niche ... More


Blake’s Mundane Egg: Epigenesis and Milieux

Amanda Jo Goldstein

in Sweet Science: Romantic Materialism and the New Logics of Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226458441
eISBN:
9780226458588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226458588.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter introduces readers to the key problem of “epigenesis” in both Romantic biopoetics and the history of biology in general. Romantic aesthetics and biology are frequently said to converge ... More


The Lure of Immateriality in Accounts of Development and Evolution

Susan oyama

in Mattering: Feminism, Science, and Materialism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479833498
eISBN:
9781479842308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479833498.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

For all their advances, the life sciences remain tied to the contrast of form to matter that pervades most other areas of contemporary thought. Immaterial “information” in the genes, for instance, is ... More


Human Nature in Practice

Tim Lewens

in Cultural Evolution: Conceptual Challenges

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199674183
eISBN:
9780191810688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674183.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Cultural evolutionists do much of their work by building models of gene/culture co-evolution. They tell us, for example, that the genetic trait of lactose tolerance has co-evolved with the cultural ... More


Genes, Behavior, and the Developmentalist Challenge: One Process, Indivisible?

Kenneth F. Schaffner

in Behaving: What's Genetic, What's Not, and Why Should We Care?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780195171402
eISBN:
9780190464103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171402.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Moral Philosophy

This chapter begins by framing the discussion about genes, behaviors, and the nature-nurture controversy. The approach is in terms of the "developmentalist challenge" posed by developmental systems ... More


View: