Darwinian Populations and Natural Selection (inbunden)
Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
218
Utgivningsdatum
2009-03-26
Utmärkelser
Winner of the Lakatos Award 2010
Förlag
OUP Oxford
Illustrationer
Illustrations
Dimensioner
254 x 171 x 25 mm
Vikt
498 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
52:B&W 6.14 x 9.21in or 234 x 156mm (Royal 8vo) Case Laminate on White w/Gloss Lam
ISBN
9780199552047
Darwinian Populations and Natural Selection (inbunden)

Darwinian Populations and Natural Selection

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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 evolution, and presents a new framework for understanding the evolution of complex organisms and societies.
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Jay Odenbaugh, Science Peter Godfrey-Smith's Darwinian Populations and Natural Selection is a dense and deep work on the foundations of evolutionary biology... God rey-Smith's book fruitfully forces us to think in new ways about evolution and natural selection.


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<br>Peter Godfrey-Smith is Professor of Philosophy at Harvard University. He is the author of Complexity and the Function of Mind in Nature and Theory and Reality: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Science.<br>

Innehållsförteckning

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