¿Estrategia reductiva? De la Ecología de Sistemas a la Fisiología

Federico di Pasquo, Christian Francese, Guillermo Folguera


The main objective of this work is to analyze the intention to reduce some areas of Ecology (in particular Population Ecology, Community Ecology and Ecosistem Ecology) to Physiology (in the particular case of metabolic studies). The origin of this research of reduction was done through consolidation of metabolic ecological theory in first years of XXIst century. Considering this objective, general framework was based on the proposal of Sahotra Sarkar.


Reduction; Sarkar; metabolic ecological theory; ecology; physiology

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5007/1808-1711.2017v21n1p99

Copyright (c) 2017 Federico di Pasquo, Christian Francese, Guillermo Folguera


Principia: an internationnal journal of epistemology
Published by NEL - Epistemology and Logic Research Group
Federal University of Santa Catarina - UFSC
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