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The Latest on the best : essays on evolution and optimality, edited by John Dupré

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The Latest on the best : essays on evolution and optimality
Title
The Latest on the best
Title remainder
essays on evolution and optimality
Statement of responsibility
edited by John Dupré
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
575
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QH371
LC item number
.L38 1987
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
QH 371
NLM item number
L351 1987
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Dupré, John
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Evolution
  • Adaptation (Biology)
  • Adaptation, Biological
  • Biological Evolution
  • Adaptation (Biologie)
  • Évolution
  • Évolution
  • Évolution
  • Évolution
  • Adaptation (Biologie)
  • Evolution
  • Adaptation (Biology)
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Evolutie
  • Adaptatie (fysiologie, biologie)
  • Evolution
  • Optimierung
  • Aufsatzsammlung
Label
The Latest on the best : essays on evolution and optimality, edited by John Dupré
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Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Bradford Book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / John Dupre -- Part 1. Methodological questions. Simple models of complex phenomena: the case of cultural evolution / Peter J. Richerson and Robert Boyd -- Natural selection and the null hypothesis / John Beatty -- Why not the best? / Philip Kitcher -- Part 2. Evolution and optimality. What is adaptationism? / Elliot Sober -- How to model evolution / John Maynard Smith -- Comments on Maynard Smith's "How to Model Evolution" / Elliot Sober -- Reply to Sober / John Maynard Smith -- The shape of optimality / Richard C. Lewontin -- Part 3. Applications. Evolutionary ecology and the optimality assumption / John M. Emlen -- Optimality theory and behavior / John E.R. Staddon -- Part 4. Applications to human behavior. Optimization theory in anthropology: applications and critiques / Eric Alden Smith -- Evolution of a mesh between principles of the mind and regularities of the world / Roger N. Shepard -- From evolution to behavior: evolutionary psychology as the missing link / Leda Cosmides and John Tooby -- On the emotions as guarantors of threats and promises / Jack Hirschleifer -- Human kinds / John Dupre
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 359 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035890633
Label
The Latest on the best : essays on evolution and optimality, edited by John Dupré
Link
Publication
Note
"A Bradford Book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / John Dupre -- Part 1. Methodological questions. Simple models of complex phenomena: the case of cultural evolution / Peter J. Richerson and Robert Boyd -- Natural selection and the null hypothesis / John Beatty -- Why not the best? / Philip Kitcher -- Part 2. Evolution and optimality. What is adaptationism? / Elliot Sober -- How to model evolution / John Maynard Smith -- Comments on Maynard Smith's "How to Model Evolution" / Elliot Sober -- Reply to Sober / John Maynard Smith -- The shape of optimality / Richard C. Lewontin -- Part 3. Applications. Evolutionary ecology and the optimality assumption / John M. Emlen -- Optimality theory and behavior / John E.R. Staddon -- Part 4. Applications to human behavior. Optimization theory in anthropology: applications and critiques / Eric Alden Smith -- Evolution of a mesh between principles of the mind and regularities of the world / Roger N. Shepard -- From evolution to behavior: evolutionary psychology as the missing link / Leda Cosmides and John Tooby -- On the emotions as guarantors of threats and promises / Jack Hirschleifer -- Human kinds / John Dupre
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 359 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035890633

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