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From 12/1: Group Selection

During class on 12/1, we discussed Group Selection. If you’d like to review that, here are a couple resources:

The Social Conquest of Earth, 6-8, 27

Materials

The beauty of self interest

In my review of E.O. Wilson’s The Social Conquest of Earth, I quoted this passage which captures Wilson’s conception of the origin of cooperation in humans. 222 more words

E.O. Wilson's The Social Conquest of Earth

The re-eruption of the war of words between E.O. Wilson and Richard Dawkins has occurred just as I have come around to reading Wilson’s 2012 book… 2,230 more words

The problem of multilevel selection

In the chapter about selection of my book, I wrote a draft on what would be the unit of selection in the selective process, namely, what biological entity has its frequency increased because of selective processes. 1,421 more words

Evolution