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Williams, George C.

Overview
Works: 5 works in 17 publications in 1 language and 44 library holdings
Roles: Author
Classifications: QH546, 574.5
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by George C Williams
An introduction to the study of Yoga aphorisms of Patanjali by Geo. C Williams( )

7 editions published between 1894 and 1933 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The speaking voice; a collection of vocal exercises by Geo. C Williams( Book )

5 editions published between 1919 and 2012 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The speaking voice : a collection of one hundred seventy-three exercises for voice development and for the correction of speech defects by Geo. C Williams( Book )

3 editions published between 1922 and 1931 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptation and natural selection; a critique of some current evolutionary thought by George C Williams( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Biological evolution is a fact--but the many conflicting theories of evolution remain controversial even today. In 1966, simple Darwinism, which holds that evolution functions primarily at the level of the individual organism, was threatened by opposing concepts such as group selection, a popular idea stating that evolution acts to select entire species rather than individuals. George Williams's famous argument in favor of the Darwinists struck a powerful blow to those in opposing camps. His Adaptation and Natural Selection, now a classic of science literature, is a thorough and convincing ess
Natural selection : domains, levels, and challenges by George C Williams( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In this work, George C. Williams--one of evolutionary biology's most distinguished scholars--examines the mechanisms and meaning of natural selection in evolution. Williams offers his own perspective on modern evolutionary theory, including discussions of the gene as the unit of selection, clade selection and macroevolution, diversity within and among populations, stasis, and other timely and provocative topics. In dealing with the levels-of-selection controversy, he urges a pervasive form of the replicator-vehicle distinction. Natural selection, he argues, takes place in the separate domains
 
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Alternative Names
Williams, George C.

Languages
English (17)