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philosophy of biology - causes that just precede it) Micro...

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G1 G2 Z Adults --- Z Viability to fecundity Supervenience Macro state P supervenes on Q if you are in Q you can deduce P. If we know the micro we can figure out the macro state, not vice versa If we want predictive accuracy lower is better Entailment from micro to macro, not vice versa Fine grained either means small grained (micro level) or closed grain (pick the
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Unformatted text preview: causes that just precede it) Micro carry modally contrastive Macro has modally comparative Sterelny Robust process vs. actual sequences Long vs. short term o Short term expected number of offspring o Long term fitness expected # of grand offspring...
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