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The extended phenotype : the gene as the unit of selection

Author: Richard Dawkins
Publisher: Oxford, OX ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1989, ©1982.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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By suggesting that individual organisms should be viewed as a single coherent unit, working to maximize their own reproductive success, the author explains that as these organisms are "selfish" they  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Dawkins
ISBN: 0192860887 9780192860880
OCLC Number: 248895439
Description: viii, 307 pages ; 23 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?; 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.

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