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Rose's homeodynamic perspective is not an alternative to Neo-Darwinism

By Andrew J. Wells

Abstract

Lifelines discusses two approaches to biology, “ultra-Darwinism” which Rose criticises, and the “homeodynamic perspective,” which he offers as an alternative. This review suggests that ultra-Darwinism is a caricature of the theoretical positions Rose wishes to oppose and that the homeodynamic perspective is not an alternative, but is complementary to so-called ultra-Darwinism

Topics: Q Science (General)
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Year: 1999
DOI identifier: 10.1017/S0140525X9951220X
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.lse.ac.uk:12103
Provided by: LSE Research Online

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