Evolution: Essays in Honour of John Maynard Smith
Paul J. Greenwood, Greenwood, Paul John Greenwood, Paul H. Harvey, Reader in Biology Department of Zoology Paul H Harvey, Montgomery Slatkin, Professor of Integrative Biology Montgomery Slatkin, University of Cambridge
CUP Archive, Jul 11, 1985 - Science - 328 pages
John Maynard Smith was originally trained as an engineer but, despite important excursions into animal mechanics, ecology and ethology, he is now best known as an international authority on evolution. His pre-eminence is based in large part on original research contributions coupled with an uncanny ability for revealing simple explanations to apparently intractable problems. This wide-ranging volume contains a collection of new and original essays, all inspired by Maynard Smith's writings. The essays span the whole field of evolutionary biology: from microevolution to macroevolution; from evolutionarily stable strategies to sympatric speciation; and from population processes in plants to the arithmetic of assessment in animals.
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Somatic mutations as an evolutionary force
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Intraspecific resource competition as a cause of sympatric
the Red Queen view
Game theory and animal behaviour
Behavioural structure and the evolution of cooperation
Evolutionary ecology and John Maynard Smith
Functions of communal care in mammals
is Maynard Smith necessary?
Birth sex ratios and the reproductive success of
Distribution of dioecy and selfincompatibility in
Natural selection and the evolutionary ecology of sex
The evolution of sexual size dimorphism in birds and
Leks and the unanimity of female choice
When plants play the field
Homage to the null weasel
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