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Author Shanahan, Timothy, 1960-

Title The evolution of Darwinism : selection, adaptation, and progress in evolutionary biology / Timothy Shanahan.

Publication Info. Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004.


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  576.82 S528E    Check Shelf
Description ix, 342 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-338) and index.
Contents Part I. Selection: Darwin and natural selection -- The group selection controversy -- For whose good does natural selection work? -- Part II. Adaptation: Darwin (and others) on biological perfection -- Adaptation after Darwin -- Adaptation(ism) and its limits -- Part III. Progress: Darwin on evolutionary progress -- Evolutionary progress from Darwin to Dawkins -- Is evolution progressive? -- Human physical and mental evolution.
Subject Evolution (Biology) -- History.
Natural selection -- History.
Adaptation (Biology) -- History.
Evolution (Biology) -- Philosophy.
Natural selection -- Philosophy.
Adaptation (Biology) -- Philosophy.
Selection, Genetic.
Adaptation, Biological.
ISBN 0521834139 hardback
0521541980 paperback
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