A central idea of developmental systems theory is ‘parity’ or ‘symmetry’ between genes and non-genetic factors of development. The precise content of this idea remains controversial, with different authors stressing different aspects and little explicit comparisons among the various interpretations. Here I characterise and assess several influential versions of parity.
|Number of pages||16|
|Journal||Biology and Philosophy|
|Early online date||21 Jul 2012|
|Publication status||Published - Nov 2012|
- developmental systems