Darwinian Populations And Natural Selection

Author: Peter Godfrey-Smith
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199552045
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In 1859 Darwin described a deceptively simple mechanism that he called "natural selection," a combination of variation, inheritance, and reproductive success.

Other Minds

Author: Peter Godfrey-Smith
Publisher: William Collins
ISBN: 9780008226312
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In Other Minds, Peter Godfrey-Smith, a distinguished philosopher of science and a skilled scuba diver, tells a bold new story of how nature became aware of itself - a story that largely occurs in the ocean, where animals first appeared.

What Darwin Got Wrong

Author: Jerry Fodor
Publisher: Profile Books
ISBN: 1846682215
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They back up the claim with evidence of what actually happens in nature. This is a rare achievement – the short book that is likely to make a great deal of difference to a very large subject. What Darwin Got Wrong will be controversial.

On Evolution

Author: Charles Darwin
Publisher: Hackett Publishing
ISBN: 9780872202856
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Each chapter ends with an excerpt from Darwin's correspondence, commenting on the work in question, its significance, impact, and reception.

Philosophy Of Biology

Author: Peter Godfrey-Smith
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400850444
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This is a concise, comprehensive, and accessible introduction to the philosophy of biology written by a leading authority on the subject.

Evolutionary Game Theory Natural Selection And Darwinian Dynamics

Author: Thomas L. Vincent
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781139444293
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The evolutionary game theory developed in this 2005 book provides the tools necessary for understanding many of nature's mysteries, including co-evolution, speciation, extinction and the major biological questions regarding fit of form and ...

One Long Argument

Author: Ernst Mayr
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674639065
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Who could elucidate the subtitles of Darwin's thought and that of his contemporaries and intellectual heirs--A.R. Wallace, T.H. Huxley, August Weisman, Asa Gray--better then Ernst Mayr, a man considered by many to be the greatest ...

Adaptation And Natural Selection

Author: George Christopher Williams
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9781400820108
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His Adaptation and Natural Selection, now a classic of science literature, is a thorough and convincing essay in defense of Darwinism; its suggestions for developing effective principles for dealing with the evolution debate and its ...