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How to derive altruism from group selection

Origins of altruism: why Hamilton still rules 50 years on

Fifty years ago this month, evolutionary biologist William Donald Hamilton published a solution to one of biology’s most enduring mysteries: why does altruism exist? 123 more words

Behavioral Economics

Review of The Social Conquest of Earth by E. O. Wilson

Edward O. Wilson has been described as one of the most well-known living biologists, and has written a number of successful books over his career on topics such as ants (his specialty), island biogeography, conservation biology, human nature, and the unity of knowledge. 481 more words

Evolutionary Theory