Evolutionary Systems and Society: A General Theory of Life, Mind, and Culture

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Duke University Press, 1989 - Science - 257 pages
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This work is a bold new effort to embrace all aspects of life—molecular, cellular, behavioral, and cultural—within the formulation of a general theory of evolution that extends classical Darwinian theory to include human society.
 

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Contents

Molecular Evolution
25
The Evolution of Multicellular Organisms
78
The Evolution of Ecosystems
86
Some Unsolved Problems of the Evolutionary Theory and
95
Adaptation fitness and selection
101
Creative and negative selection at various organizational
108
Cultural Evolution
148
Fundamental Laws of the Evolutionary Process
190
Appendix 2
204
References
227
Index
249
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