In this paper, I intend to illustrate that a comparison with Darwin’s studies in floral biology has provided the conceptual foundations for recognising a particular theoretical space in the historical dimension of philosophy. This space can serve to legitimise the interconnection between life sciences and philosophy, improve the historical understanding about topics and themes associated with the philosophy of biology, and create conceptual and dialectical tools to inform the current debates on ecology.
Why flowers are important to the history of philosophy
Danese A. (2021) "Why flowers are important to the history of philosophy " Universa. Recensioni di filosofia, 10(3), 193-214. DOI:
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Universa. Recensioni di filosofia
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Filosofia teoretica e pratica