participei de vários projetos para editora Moderna, Ática, Saraiva, Spione e Ftd Biologia, Ciências, Geografia, História e ilustrações infantis para livro. Amabis & Martho (), for instance, clearly presents the idea of evolution as an .. AMABIS, J. M.; MARTHO, G. R. Fundamentos de Biologia Moderna (2nd ed.). P. A abordagem da relatividade restrita em livros didáticos do ensino médio. AMABIS, J.M.; MARTHO, G.R. Fundamentos da Biologia Moderna. livro/58ra/JNIC/RESUMOS/resumo_html>.

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Are the remarks about the definition of life reflected on the fundamwntos of other issues in the textbooks, or are they isolated from the remainder of the book? As a paradigmatic view of definitions releases us from the requirement of listing necessary and sufficient conditions for identifying in an essential and definitive way what are the phenomena that fall in a certain class, it makes it possible to clearly delimit, based on an precise theoretical justification, what are the phenomena in the domain of a given science.

Textbooks that characterized living beings by means of a general description of taxonomic groups highlighting the attributes of each group.

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Does the textbook discuss the problem of defining life? Los conceptos estruturales en el aprendizaje por investigacion. At last, all living beings are subjected to death.

All the instructions to the functioning of the cell would be written, in code, in the DNA molecules. Moderja in Biosciences Environmental Causes in Ontogeny. Remember me on this computer. Prions, by their turn, can hardly be conceived as living, since they are nothing but an abnormal version of a functional protein expressed in neurons.

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When the living beings are thus presented in the textbooks, one can discern a tacit idea that the understanding of small entities, in the micro- levels, is fundamental to the understanding of larger entities, in the macro-levels.

Rather, it is possible to explain the characteristic coexistence of that list marho symptoms of life on the grounds of some set of causes. The gene that livrro the prion protein is in the host itself, so that the prion lacks genetic material and, in fact, cannot do copies of itself in the same sense as typical living beings do. The books were selected by combining the results of two surveys: An understanding of the organizational patterns observed in living beings indicates how it is important in science and biology teaching to deal with the central, structuring Gagliardi concepts in biological thought, in contrast with the encyclopedic tendency of curricula El- Hani, in press[b].


As fundamenots the nature of the life definition s presented if there is any: Organicismo, emergentismo e ensino de biologia, in: Textbooks that based its approach to the definition of life on the biological meaning of death.

The genetic program metaphor, much criticized in the literature e. Moreover, it is even more pleasing to notice that some books explicitly deal with the problem of defining life. We did not find, however, any book that addressed the ammabis, self-referential organization of living systems by employing the conceptual resources of this theory.

The textbook sections about the origins of life contain important issues concerning life modsrna.

Although most books do not include a chapter or section on the concept of life, it is possible to draw some general ideas about this issue from the texts, through an analysis of how the authors think moeerna biology, the making of science, the scope of the field, the organization of the fundamwntos, etc. Does the textbook 2: Metaphors and the role of genes in development.

Does the textbook somehow discuss some characterization of living beings? Nonetheless, a mere discussion of living beings in supposedly higher and higher levels of complexity cf. When the properties listed are interconnected in the context of some paradigm, the list is no longer, as in the case of essentialist definitions, something like a medical fundamentoe, a collection of symptoms with no underlying cause.

This passage is found in a chapter about the definitions of Biology and life, and is akabis about the difficulties resulting from an essentialist view of definitions. It is clear that the biochemical nature of living beings is quite particular to each species or individual. The Philosophy of Artificial Life.

This passage suggests that life will be better and better understood as our inquiry delves more and more into the micro- structural levels of living beings.

The prion protein simply catalyzes the very chemical reaction that results in itself. Life would appear when an aggregate of molecules, endowed with the ability to perform ordered chemical reactions, extracting from the environment funcamentos materials and energy, managed to maintain its organization and isolate amrtho from the environment.


From a definition of death as the irreversible process of losing the highly organized activity that characterizes life, they discuss the definition of life itself. What is the list of properties presented by the textbook if there is any? It conflates the molecular and cellular mechanisms involved in the pathological process with the pathological phenomenon itself.

Surely, it may exist, and funndamentos even necessarily exists, borderline instances between living beings and non-living matter. How the problem of defining life has been dealt with? An emphasis on the description of morphological and anatomical features characterizing groups of plants and animals reinforced the search for lists of essential properties.

The problem lies in the disproportionate emphasis on the micro-structure maftho biological systems, usually in an approach tending to isolate molecular and cellular structures from the organismic and environmental contexts.

A response to Gifford. Or, to put it differently, a characterization of life from its counter- example, death. The definition of life proposed is limited to a list of properties, seeking to characterize what a living being essentially is and what a non-living being essentially is essentialist view. The new problem of genetics: The idea that a discussion of life concepts might contribute amabls biology teaching incited us to pursue new research questions: Such a view about diseases overlooks the focal level sensu Salthe where pathological processes themselves usually take place, involving not only cells and molecules, but, above all, tissues, organs, and organic systems.

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Thus, the characterization of viruses and other structures as borderline cases may be a reflection more of the inadequacy of our defining procedures than of the nature of what we are trying to define. The finding that two books address the problem of defining life in definite paradigmatic contexts is also very interesting. From the 8 books analyzed, 5 presented a definition of life.

It is desirable, then, to address this problem in a non-essentialist manner, inasmuch as this is compatible with population thinking.