skip to content
Did Darwin get it right? : essays on games, sex and evolution. Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Did Darwin get it right? : essays on games, sex and evolution.

Author: John Maynard Smith
Publisher: London : Penguin, 1993.
Series: Penguin science
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:

The author of this book is an eminent evolutionary biologist, and leader of the school of reductionist geneticists that includes Richard Dawkins. This book collects together the best of his essays,  Read more...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Maynard Smith
ISBN: 0140230130 9780140230130
OCLC Number: 29220263
Notes: Originally published: New York, Chapman & Hall, 1989.
Description: vi, 264 pages.
Contents: Part 1 Science, ideology and myth: how to win the Nobel prize; storming the fortress; symbolism and chance; science and the media; molecules are not enough; science, ideology and myth. Part 2 On human nature: the birth of sociobiology; models of cultural and genetic change; constraints on human behaviour; biology and the behaviour of man; tinkering; boy or girl; genes and memes; natural selection of culture?. Part 3 Did Darwin get it right?: palaeontology at the high table; current controversies in evolutionary biology; did Darwin get it right?; do we need a new evolutionary paradigm?. Part 4 Games, sex and evolution: why sex?; the limitations of evolution theory; the evolution of animal intelligence; evolution and the theory of games. Part 5 The laws of the game: the counting problem; understanding science; matchsticks, brains and curtain rings; hypercycles and the origin of life; popper's world; rottenness is all.
Series Title: Penguin science

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/29220263> # Did Darwin get it right? : essays on games, sex and evolution.
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "29220263" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> ; # London
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/196910392#Topic/evolucao_humana> ; # Evolucao humana
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/575/e20/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/937501> ; # Game theory
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/196910392#Topic/sex> ; # Sex
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/196910392#Topic/sociobiologie> ; # Sociobiologie
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/196910392#Topic/speltheorie> ; # Speltheorie
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/196910392#Topic/biological_evolution> ; # Biological Evolution
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/196910392#Topic/teoria_dos_jogos> ; # Teoria dos jogos
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/196910392#Topic/game_theory> ; # Game Theory
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/196910392#Topic/biologia_geral> ; # Biologia geral
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/196910392#Thing/evolution> ; # Evolution
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1114219> ; # Sex (Biology)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/196910392#Topic/sexo_e_sexualidade_sociologia> ; # Sexo e sexualidade (sociologia)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/196910392#Topic/evolutie> ; # Evolutie
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/917302> ; # Evolution (Biology)
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/98043225> ; # John Maynard Smith
    schema:datePublished "1993" ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/196910392> ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/196910392#Series/penguin_science> ; # Penguin science
    schema:name "Did Darwin get it right? : essays on games, sex and evolution."@en ;
    schema:productID "29220263" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/29220263#PublicationEvent/london_penguin_1993> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/196910392#Agent/penguin> ; # Penguin
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780140230130> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GB9355420> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/29220263> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> # London
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "London" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/196910392#Series/penguin_science> # Penguin science
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/29220263> ; # Did Darwin get it right? : essays on games, sex and evolution.
    schema:name "Penguin science" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/196910392#Topic/biological_evolution> # Biological Evolution
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Biological Evolution"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/196910392#Topic/sexo_e_sexualidade_sociologia> # Sexo e sexualidade (sociologia)
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Sexo e sexualidade (sociologia)"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1114219> # Sex (Biology)
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Sex (Biology)"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/917302> # Evolution (Biology)
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Evolution (Biology)"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/937501> # Game theory
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Game theory"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/98043225> # John Maynard Smith
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1920" ;
    schema:deathDate "2004" ;
    schema:familyName "Maynard Smith" ;
    schema:givenName "John" ;
    schema:name "John Maynard Smith" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780140230130>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0140230130" ;
    schema:isbn "9780140230130" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.