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Challenges to evolutionary theory.

Author: Huneman.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Oxford University Press, 2016.
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This volume of original essays surveys recent challenges to the Modern Synthesis theory of evolution that arise from empirical advances in the understanding of evolution since the advent of the 21st  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Huneman.
ISBN: 0199377170 9780199377176
OCLC Number: 949866789
Contents: Contributors ivIntroductionChallenging the Modern Synthesis 1Denis M. Walsh and Philippe HunemanPart 1: Adaptation and SelectionChapter 1: Natural Selection, Adaptation, and the Recovery of Development David DepewChapter 2: Why would we call for a new evolutionary synthesis? The variation issue and the explanatory alternatives Philippe HunemanChapter 3: Genetic Assimilation and the Paradox of Blind Variation Arnaud Pocheville and Etienne DanchinChapter 4: Evolutionary Theory Evolving Patrick BatesonPart 2: DevelopmentChapter 5: Evo-devo and the Structure(s) of Evolutionary Theory: A Different Kind of Challenge Alan C. LoveChapter 6: Toward a Non-Idealist Evolutionary Synthesis Stuart A. Newman Chapter 7: Evolvability and its Evolvability Alessandro MinelliChapter 8: Chance Caught on the Wing: Methodological Commitment or Methodological Artifact? Denis M. WalshPart 3: InheritanceChapter 9: Limited Extended Inheritance Francesca MerlinChapter 10: Heredity and Evolutionary Theory Tobias Uller and Heikki Helantera Chapter 11: Serial homology as a Challenge to Evolutionary Theory: The repeated parts of organisms from idealistic morphology to evo-devo Stephane Schmitt


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represents the latest in a growing body of literature ... The contributors to these sections develop a wide range of ideas about the past, present, and future of evolutionary theory. * Karen Kovaka, Read more...

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