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Should we ask for more than consistency of Darwinism with Mendelism?

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A nonmathematical exposition of the current status of the formal darwinism project is presented, linking it to the fundamental theorem of natural selection, which is regarded as Fisher's own ‘formal darwinism project’. The purpose is to found organism-level thinking about design and adaptation, in short Darwinism, on what is known about the mechanics of genetic inheritance, in short Mendelism, and the project is to do so in as general a biological setting as possible. This view also makes sen...

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10.1016/j.shpsc.2019.101224

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Oxford college:
St John's College
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ORCID:
0000-0002-1843-6457
Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences More from this journal
Volume:
78
Article number:
101224
Publication date:
2019-10-12
Acceptance date:
2019-10-06
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1369-8486
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English
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pubs:1061491
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uuid:6de48b9b-fc30-4a22-85cf-6c3aef333ecf
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1061491
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2019-10-10

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