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The Genetical Theory of Natural Selection: A Complete Variorum Edition #2020

The Genetical Theory of Natural Selection A Complete Variorum Edition This is the definitive edition of R A Fisher s classic work probably the best known book in evolutionary biology after Darwin s Origin of Species The book was the first attempt to assess and explain D

  • Title: The Genetical Theory of Natural Selection: A Complete Variorum Edition
  • Author: Ronald A. Fisher J.H. Bennett
  • ISBN: 9780198504405
  • Page: 406
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Genetical Theory of Natural Selection: A Complete Variorum Edition By Ronald A. Fisher J.H. Bennett, This is the definitive edition of R.A Fisher s classic work probably the best known book in evolutionary biology after Darwin s Origin of Species The book was the first attempt to assess and explain Darwin s evolutionary theories in terms of genetic evolution Based on the ori ginal 1930 edition, the book incorporates the many changes Fisher made for the second editionThis is the definitive edition of R.A Fisher s classic work probably the best known book in evolutionary biology after Darwin s Origin of Species The book was the first attempt to assess and explain Darwin s evolutionary theories in terms of genetic evolution Based on the ori ginal 1930 edition, the book incorporates the many changes Fisher made for the second edition as well as unpublished material taken from Fis her s own copy.

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    1. This is widely considered to be one of the most important books on evolutionary biology ever written Those interested in reading it would do well to start by looking at modern professional perspectives provided by Jim Crow here, AWF Edwards here, and Alan Grafen here.Yet be warned Fisher s style is difficult whereas a modern writer would spend several pages explaining an idea giving context and possibly looking at that idea from several different angles, and considering its wider implications, F [...]

    2. a fascinating and thought provoking book though I had trouble following some of the math midway through I m woefully out of date with differentiation and integration, so those parts were a slog the evolutionary psychology focused sections are less objectionable to modern day sensibilities than one might expect, though the eugenics focused sections, to anyone unfamiliar with the new renaissance in this type of work, might come across as alarmist The 10000 year explosion by Cochran and Harpending [...]

    3. The first half of this book gives the mathematics behind the integration of Mendelian Genetics and Darwinian selection theory Fisher shows that neither make sense without the other, contrary to the opinions of the times which held that Mendel largely superseded Darwin This is arguably the second most important work on evolutionary biology ever published The second half of the book explains and predicts the contemporary Idiocracy Skip the math, if you must, read this section and have your mind bl [...]

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