What’s true and what’s false about the inclusive fitness – kin selection multilevel selection – group selection war?

The point of this short post is to point you to a very interesting discussion going on over at Edge. Steve Pinker starts it, but the response by Dave Queller is particularly insightful. Do you speak English or Russian? What is the argument really about?

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About Joan E. Strassmann

Evolutionary biologist, studies social behavior in insects & microbes, interested in education, travel, birds, tropics, nature, food; biology professor at Washington University in St. Louis
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3 Responses to What’s true and what’s false about the inclusive fitness – kin selection multilevel selection – group selection war?

  1. Gerry Carter says:

    Reblogged this on social bat .org and commented:
    Link to discussion of the group selection controversy from Joan Strassmann’s blog. Dave Queller discusses how the controversy is semantic.

  2. Pingback: Yet more on the inclusive fitness – kin selection – group selection kerfuffle « Oikos Blog

  3. Pingback: Clarifications about inclusive fitness and multi-level selection from David Queller | social bat .org — Gerald Carter

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