Dear all, On July 7th 2009, LERN held a debate on group selection in which four eminent speakers in the field discussed the motion: Is natural selection at the group level an important evolutionary force? Stuart West Professor of Evolutionary Biology, University of Oxford Herbert Gintis Professor of Economics, Santa Fe Institute, University of Siena, … Continue reading News: Debate Videos Up!
Over the past few years there has been a resurgence of interest in group/multilevel selection as an explanatory framework, particularly with respect to cooperative behaviour in humans and eusocial animals. We at the London Evolutionary Research Network think this is a fascinating and timely topic, and we are pleased to announce our forthcoming debate. Four … Continue reading Next Event: LERN Annual Debate 2009