Table of contents for The ontogeny of information : developmental systems and evolution / Susan Oyama ; foreword by Richard C. Lewontin.

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  Foreword by Richard Lewontin  vii
  Preface to Second Edition  xvii
  Preface  xix
1 Introduction  1
2 The Origin and Transmission of Form:
   The Gene as the Vehicle of Constancy  12
3 The Problem of Change   28
4 Variability and Ontogenetic Differentiation  42
5 Variations on a Theme:
   Cognitive Metaphors and the Homunculoid Gene  54
6 The Ghosts in the Ghost-in-the-Machine Machine  84
7 The Ontogeny of Information  129
8 Reprise   158
9 Prospects   185
   Afterword to Second Edition  194
   Notes   217
   References  243
   Index of Names  261
   Index of Subjects  266


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