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The extended phenotype : the long reach of the gene

Author: Richard Dawkins; D C Dennett
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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This text covers topics such as: genetic determinism and gene selectionism; constraints on perfection; the active germ-line replicator; outlaws and modifiers; selfish DNA, jumping genes, and a  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Dawkins; D C Dennett
ISBN: 0192880519 9780192880512
OCLC Number: 40076580
Description: viii, 313 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Necker cubes and buffaloes --
Genetic determinism and gene selectionism --
Constraints on perfection --
Arms races and manipulation --
The active germ-line replicator --
Organisms, groups and memes: replicators or vehicles? --
Selfish wasp or selfish strategy? --
Outlaws and modifiers --
Selfish DNA, jumping genes, and a Lamarckian scare --
An agony in five fits --
The genetical evolution of animal artefacts --
Host phenotypes of parasite genes --
Action at a distance --
Rediscovering the organism.
Responsibility: Richard Dawkins ; [with a new afterword by Daniel Dennett].
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The Extended Phenotype is a sequel to The Selfish Gene ... he writes so clearly it could be understood by anyone prepared to make the effort John Maynard Smith, LRB This entertaining and Read more...

 
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