AUTEUR: Laurent Keller
NOM DE FICHIER: Levels of Selection in Evolution.pdf
DATE DE PUBLICATION: 2001-Jan-01
TAILLE DU FICHIER: 6,31 MB
Does natural selection act primarily on individual organisms, on groups, on genes, or on whole species? The question of levels of selection - on which biologists and philosophers have long disagreed - is central to evolutionary theory and to the philosophy of biology. Samir Okasha's comprehensive analysis gives a clear account of the philosophical issues at stake in the current debate.
Levels of Selection in Evolution is the first book to provide an overview of the very diverse recent literature on these topics, which ultimately traces back to these pioneering contributions ...