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# Tag Archives: evolution of altruism

## Group selection versus kin selection

The group-selection dustup continues: E. O. Wilson calls Richard Dawkins a “journalist”

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## Cooperative RNA replicators and the origin of life

A recent Nature paper concerning cooperative networks of RNA molecules. Here is the abstract: The origins of life on Earth required the establishment of self-replicating chemical systems capable of maintaining and evolving biological information. In an RNA world, single self-replicating … Continue reading

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## Iterated Prisoner’s Dilemma

Here are two recent texts on the iterated prisoner’s dilemma: Extortion and cooperation in the Prisoner’s Dilemma Iterated Prisoner’s Dilemma contains strategies that dominate any evolutionary opponent via Yuri Wolf Added: post by John Hawks

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## Group selection and Jerry Coyne

Jerry A. Coyne continues to express his opinion on the group selection concept in his blog. This particular post has a lot of interesting references, so I decided to keep it here. Added: And here is yet another post.

## Lectures on Mathematical foundations of evolutionary theory

I looked through my lectures on the course I gave twice during the last couple of years and made some small changes, fixed a few typos, etc. Here are all the lectures together, in Russian: Lecture 0: A naive introduction … Continue reading