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1. Organisms and Other Individuals

Riftia tubeworms Galapagos_2011 3

The organisms above are Riftia tubeworms, which live in the deep sea near hydrothermal vents in the ocean floor. They are the best examples I know of something discussed, cautiously, in Philosophy of Biology, chapter 5, and they are good enough examples for me to agree with some arguments I’d formerly been uncertain about. Continue reading