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Evolution from molecules to men

Author: D S Bendall; Darwin College.
Publisher: Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] : Cambridge University Press, 1985, ©1983.
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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
Conference papers and proceedings
Congresses
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: D S Bendall; Darwin College.
ISBN: 0521247535 9780521247535 0521289335 9780521289337
OCLC Number: 13788033
Notes: Revised papers first presented at a conference entitled "Evolution of molecules and men", Darwin College, Cambridge, 27 June-2 July 1982.
Description: xiii, 594 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: How far will Darwin take us? / A.F. Huxley --
Darwin, intellectual revolutionary / Ernst Mayr --
The development of Darwin's general biological theorizing / M.J.S. Hodge --
Darwin and the nature of science / D.L. Hull --
The several faces of Darwin: materialism in nineteenth and twentieth century evolutionary theory / G.E. Allen --
Self-replication and molecular evolution / M. Eigen --
Molecular tinkering in evolution / F. Jacob --
Intimations of evolution from the three-dimensional structures of proteins / D.C. Phillips, M.J.E. Sternberg, and B.J. Sutton --
Evolution of gene families: the globin genes / A.J. Jeffreys [and others] --
Gene clusters and genome evolution / W.F. Bodmer --
The primary lines of descent and the universal ancestor / C.R. Woese --
Experimental evolution / P.H. Clarke --
Variation as a genetic engineering process / J.A. Shapiro --
Gene, organism and environment / R.C. Lewontin --
Population genetics and ecology: the interface / E. Nevo --
A Darwinian plant ecology / J.L. Harper --
Irrelevance, submission and partnership: the changing role of palaeontology in Darwin's three centennials and a modest proposal for macroevolution / S.J. Gould --
Plate tectonics and evolution / A. Hallam --
Microevolution and macroevolution / F.J. Ayala --
Universal Darwinism / R. Dawkins --
The development of an evolutionary ethology / R.W. Burkhardt --
Game theory and the evolution of cooperation / J. Maynard Smith --
Selection in relation to sex / T.H. Clutton-Brock --
Rules for changing the rules / P.P.G. Bateson --
Aspects of human evolution / G. Ll. Isaac --
Sociobiology and the Darwinian approach to mind and culture / E.O. Wilson --
Evolution, ethics, and the representation problem / Bernard Williams --
The mysterious case of Charles Darwin / J. Passmore.
Responsibility: edited by D.S. Bendall on behalf of Darwin College.

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