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Episode 007: Genes Don't Do Crap

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Interviewer(s)

Art Woods, Marty Martin

Interviewee(s)

Massimo Pigliucci

Description

What is the connection between an organism's genes and its environment? Can the environment alter an organism's characteristics without altering its genetics? Can an organism alter its environment and change the course of its own evolution?

Tune into this podcast to hear Marty and Art talk to Massimo Pigliucci, a professor of philosophy at CUNY-City College in New York, about how the environment can alter an organism's physical characteristics without altering its genetics, and how our ability to alter our physical environment may have altered the course of human evolution.

Massimo began his career as an evolutionary biologist, and has published numerous scientific and philosophical journal articles and over 10 different books.

Date Published

2018

Language

eng

Length of Episode

43 minutes, 22 seconds (full version); 16 minutes, 18 seconds (short version)

Digital File Format

audio/mp3

Document Type

Podcast

Episode 007: Genes Don't Do Crap

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