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.

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.

Other Minds

Author: Peter Godfrey-Smith
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374712808
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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 subjective experience crept into being—how nature became aware of itself.

On Evolution

Author: Charles Darwin
Publisher: Hackett Publishing
ISBN: 9780872202856
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Offers an introduction that presents Darwin's theory. This title includes excerpts from Darwin's correspondence, commenting on the work in question, and its significance, impact, and reception.

Complexity And The Function Of Mind In Nature

Author: Peter Godfrey-Smith
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521646246
Size: 49.37 MB
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This book explains the relationship between intelligence and environmental complexity, and in so doing links philosophy of mind to more general issues about the relations between organisms and environments, and to the general pattern of ...

Evolutionary Game Theory Natural Selection And Darwinian Dynamics

Author: Thomas L. Vincent
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781139444293
Size: 47.93 MB
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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 ...

What Darwin Got Wrong

Author: Jerry Fodor
Publisher: Profile Books
ISBN: 1846682215
Size: 23.10 MB
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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.

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 ...