Ecological Paradigms Lost: Volume 2 : Routes of Theory Change
- Paperback | 464 pages
- 152 x 230 x 22mm | 739.37g
- 23 Aug 2005
- Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
- Academic Press Inc
- San Diego, United States
- Illustrated; Illustrations, unspecified
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11 Dec 2002
Table of contents
Beatrix E. Beisner and Kim Cuddington
2. Unstructured Models in Ecology: Past, Present and Future
3.Unstructured population models: Do population-level assumptions yield general theory?
4. The "Structure" of Population Ecology: Philosophical Reflections on Unstructured and Structured Models
5. The Law of Mass Action in Epidemiology: A Historical Perspective
6. Extensions to Mass Action Mixing
7. Mass Action and System Analysis of Infection Transmission
8. Community Diversity and Stability: Changing Perspectives and Changing Definitions
9. Perspectives on Diversity, Structure and Stability
10. Diversity and Stability: Theories, Models and Data
11. On the Integration of Community Ecology and Evolutionary Biology: Historical Perspectives and Current Prospects
12. Modeling the ecological context of evolutionary change: deja vu or something new?
13. The Elusive Synthesis
14. The Loss of Narrative
15. Ecological Management: Control, Uncertainty and Understanding
16. Is Ecosystem Management a Postmodern Science?
Kevin de Laplante
17. Kuhnian Paradigms Lost: Embracing the pluralism of ecological theory
- Soren Nors Nielsen, Danmarks Farmaceutiske Universitet
"Each section of Ecological Paradigms Lost certainly has something to offer the specialist."
- Joseph Craine, Unviersity of Minnesota, Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior, in BIOSCIENCE
"...a better perspective on ecology's past and, possibly, its future."
- Thomas R. Dunlap, Texas A&M University, Department of History, in ECOLOGY