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Author Hodgson, Geoffrey Martin, 1946-

Title Darwin's conjecture : the search for general principles of social and economic evolution / Geoffrey M. Hodgson and Thorbjorn Knudsen.

Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  303.4 H668d 2010    ---  Available
Description xii, 290 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The challenge of Darwinism for the social sciences -- Generalizing Darwinism -- Rivals and rebuttals -- The Lamarckian confusion -- The principle of selection and its application to social evolution -- Information, complexity, and generative replication -- From group selection to organizational interactors -- Major informational transitions in social evolution -- Conclusion and agenda for future research.
Subject Social Darwinism.
Social evolution.
Natural selection -- Social aspects.
Added Author Knudsen, Thorbjorn.
ISBN 9780226346908 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0226346900 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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