Philosophy of Selection: Units and Levels
Published Online: 25 APR 2001
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How to Cite
Brandon, R. N. 2001. Philosophy of Selection: Units and Levels. eLS.
- Published Online: 25 APR 2001
A hierarchical approach to natural selection picks out the levels and units of biological organization that causally interact with the selective environment leading to differential reproduction.
Keywords: units of selection; levels of selection; genic selection; hierarchical selection