Genetic values : diversity and complexity in natural history
Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
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Generation of diversity and complexity in natural history over evolutionary time. Contingency, probability, inevitability in evolutionary processes. Genetic processes as creative searching, generating and testing novel forms, similar to trial and error learning. Genetic algorithms used in computer searches paralleling evolutionary genetic processes. Genetic values as intrinsic and inclusive. Genetic values as distributed and shared, in contrast to selfish genes. Evolutionary processes generating storied natural history.