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Developing Scaffolds in Evolution, Culture, and Cognition
The MIT Press (2013)

Empirical and philosophical perspectives on scaffolding that highlight the role of temporal and...

Transformations of Lamarckism: From Subtle Fluids to Molecular Biology

Transformations of Lamarckism

From Subtle Fluids to Molecular Biology

Snait B. Gissis, Eva Jablonka and 41 more...
The MIT Press (2011)

A reappraisal of Lamarckism—its historical impact and contemporary significance.

Multicellularity: Origins and Evolution


Origins and Evolution

The MIT Press (2016)

Scholars consider the origins and consequences of the evolution of multicellularity, addressing a...

Modeling Biology: Structures, Behaviors, Evolution

Modeling Biology

Structures, Behaviors, Evolution

The MIT Press (2007)

Experts examine new modeling strategies for the interpretation of biological data and their...

Environment, Development, and Evolution: Toward a Synthesis
The MIT Press (2003)

Leading researchers in evolutionary developmental biology seek linkages between, and a synthesis of,...

Evolution of Communication Systems: A Comparative Approach
The MIT Press (2004)

Laying foundations for an interdisciplinary approach to the study of evolution in communication...

Origination of Organismal Form: Beyond the Gene in Developmental and Evolutionary Biology

Origination of Organismal Form

Beyond the Gene in Developmental and Evolutionary Biology

The MIT Press (2003)

A more comprehensive version of evolutionary theory that focuses as much on the origin of biological...

Convergent Evolution: Limited Forms Most Beautiful

Convergent Evolution

Limited Forms Most Beautiful

The MIT Press (2011)

An analysis of convergent evolution from molecules to ecosystems, demonstrating the limited number...

From Groups to Individuals: Evolution and Emerging Individuality

From Groups to Individuals

Evolution and Emerging Individuality

The MIT Press (2013)

The biological and philosophical implications of the emergence of new collective individuals from...

The Major Transitions in Evolution Revisited
The MIT Press (2011)

Drawing on recent advances in evolutionary biology, prominent scholars return to the question posed...