Castle, David - Philosophy

Personal Information
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University of Ottawa
Area of Research
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North America
Time Period: 
18th-20th Century
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Philosophy of the life sciences, with particular emphasis on evolutionary biology and ecology, environmental philosophy and the ethical implications posed by biotechnology.
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University of Guelph
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Major Publications: 
Castle D. (ed.) The Role of Intellectual Property Rights in Biotechnology Innovation. Northampton MA: Edward Elgar. 2009 Castle, D. and N.M. Ries (eds.) Nutrition and Genomics: Issues of Ethics, Law, Regulation and Communication. 2009 Castle D. and Culver K. (eds.) Integrating Social Sciences and Humanities Research with the Natural Sciences: Canadian Experiences of Interdisciplinary Research and Development. Ottawa: University of Ottawa Press. Forthcoming under contract. Castle D. et al. Plant Derived Vaccines: Innovations and Regulatory Burdens. New Jersey: John Wiley and Sons. Forthcoming under contract. Culver K and D. Castle (eds.) Aquaculture, Innovation and Social Transformation. Dordrecht: Springer. 2008 Castle D., Cline C., Daar A.S., Tsamis, C. and P.A. Singer. Science, Society and the Supermarket: The Opportunities and Ethical Challenges of Nutritional Genomics. Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley and Sons, 2007 Genetically Modified Foods, Prometheus Press, 2002. Genomics and Public Policy: Issues and Perspectives for Canada and the World, Forthcoming, University of British Columbia Press. A gradualist theory of discovery in ecology. Biology and Philosophy 16:547-71.