Chapter 5.

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Short Answer Questions

  1. How did Crick's "simplifying assumptions" diverge from Pauling perspective on genetics?
  2. What does Godfrey-Smith mean when he says that he's interested in information that "goes beyond" correlation and causation?
  3. Why does Godfrey-Smith say that a complicated "causal spaghetti" defeats the view that DNA encodes information about phenotypic traits?

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