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Darwinian populations and natural selection

Author: Peter Godfrey-Smith
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The book presents a new way of understanding Darwinism and evolution by natural selection, combining work in biology, philosophy, and other fields. It gives new criticisms of gene-centered views of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Godfrey-Smith
ISBN: 9780199552047 0199552045 9780199596270 0199596271
OCLC Number: 751574998
Awards: Winner of Winner of the Lakatos Award 2010.
Description: VIII, [2], 207 s. : il. ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction and Overview ; 2. Natural Selection and its Representation ; 3. Variation, Selection, and Origins ; 4. Reproduction and Individuality ; 5. Bottlenecks, Germ Lines, and Queen Bees ; 6. Levels and Transitions ; 7. The Gene's Eye View ; 8. Cultural Evolution ; Appendix. Models
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