The volume at hand publishes the proceedings of the conference "Develop- mental Systems, Competition, and Cooperation in Sociobiology and Eco- nomics", a "Studies in Economic Ethics and Philosophy (SEEP)-Conference" held at Marienrode Monastery, Hildesheim-Marienrode near Hannover, Ger- many, on 24-28 April 1996. This "Studies in Economic Ethics and Philoso- phy (SEEP)-Conference" was made possible by the support of the Stiftung Forschungsinstitut fUr Philosophie Hannover ~ Foundation Hannover Insti- tute of Philosophical Research. The editor wishes to thank his co-workers at the Forschungsinstitut fUr Philosophie Hannover for their assistance in organizing the conference at Ma- rienrode and Anna Maria Hauk M. A. and Bettina Lohnert M. A. for their as- sistance in preparing the computerized version of this book. A special word of gratitude is due the Stiftung Forschungsinstitut fOr Phi- losophie Hannover whose financial support made the conference in 1996 pos- sible. Hannover, September 1998 P. K. Contents Preface ...V Sociobiology, Theory of Evolution, and Bioeconomics Introduction PETER KOSLOWSKI ...1
Part I Neo-Darwinian Synthesis, Sociobiology, and the Economy of Nature Chapter 1 Darwinian Monism: The Economy of Nature MICHAEL T. GHISELIN ...7 Chapter 2 Coercion TIM CLUTION-BROCK and GEOFF A. PARKER ...25 Chapter 3 Does the Second Law of Thermodynamics Refute the Neo-Darwinian Synthesis? BRUCE H. WEBER and DAVID 1. DEPEW ...50 CONTENTS Partll Natural Selection and Developmental Systems: Redrawing the Boundaries Between Genetic and Non-Genetic Factors of Evolution Chapter 4 Evolutionary and Developmental Formation: Politics of the Boundary SUSAN OyAMA ...
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG
Number of pages: 341
Weight: 539 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 18 mm
Edition: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 1999