tego samego autora (Samolubny gen, Fenotyp rozszerzony i Ślepy zegarmistrz ). Dawkins zaczyna książkę od z pozoru zaskakującego, ale prawdziwego. The Selfish Gene is a book on evolution by Richard Dawkins, in which the author builds upon the principal theory of George C. Williams’s Adaptation and. geny = naśladownictwo(replikacja). naśladownictwo = teoria memów. Dziękujemy za uwage!!! Richard Dawkins.,,Samolubny Gen,,. Mutacja.

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Dawkins uses the term “selfish gene” as a way of expressing the gene-centred view of evolution as opposed to the views focused on the organism and the grouppopularising ideas developed during the s by W. The second edition added two more chapters.

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For some, the metaphor of “selfishness” is entirely clear, while to others it is confusing, misleading, or simply silly to ascribe mental attributes to something that is mindless. In that case, the strategy of having a female offspring is safe, as she’ll have a pup, but the strategy of having a male can bring a large return dozens of pupseven though many males live out their lives as bachelors.

The Structure of Evolutionary Theory. There are other times when the implicit interests of the vehicle and replicator are in conflict, such as the genes behind certain male spiders’ instinctive mating behaviour, which increase the organism’s inclusive fitness by allowing it to reproduce, but shorten its life by exposing it to the risk of being eaten by the cannibalistic female.


By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Some authors consider facets of this debate between Dawkins and his critics about the level of selection to be blather: The Science of Selfishness book review of Unweaving the Rainbow. A Darwinian View Paperback ed. Dawkins proposes the idea of the “replicator”: My Life in Science Science in the Soul: The Modern Denial of Human Nature.

Behavioural genetics entertains the view:. Dawkins describes God as an old idea which probably arose many times, and which has sufficient psychological appeal to survive effectively in the meme pool. The philosophy and history of molecular biology: As a result, populations will tend towards an evolutionarily stable strategy.

Wikiquote has quotations related to: Altruism too can evolve, as in the social insects such as ants and bees, where workers give up the right to reproduce in favour of a sister, the queen; in their case, the unusual haplodiploid system of sex determination may have helped to bring this about, as females in a nest are exceptionally closely related.

One of the weaknesses of the sociological approach is that it tends only to seek confirmatory examples from among the huge diversity of animal behavior. Dawkins thinks the use of ’cause’ as a statistical weighting is acceptable in common usage.

Editions of The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins

Contemporary Scientific Psychology Reprint of ed. Edycja genow Jennifer A. In this book I am using the word ‘vehicle’ for an samolbuny and coherent ‘instrument of replicator preservation’.


The book has been translated into at least 23 languages including Arabic, Thai and Turkish. A question is whether parents should invest in their offspring equally or should favour some of them, and explains that what is best for the survival of the parents’ genes is not always best for individual children.

Samolubny gen Richard Dawkins. Williams ‘s Adaptation and Natural Selection This view from is still espoused today, [45] [46] and conflicts with Dawkins’ view of “the gene as a form of “information [that] passes through bodies and affects them, but is not affected by them on its way through””. This page was last edited on 8 Decemberat Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.

Book ratings by Goodreads. The Selfish Gene is a book on evolution by Richard Dawkinsin which the author builds upon the principal theory of George C. It is the gene, the unit of heredity.

Although Dawkins agrees that groups can assist survival, they rank as a “vehicle” for survival only if dawkihs group activity is replicated in descendants, recorded in the gene, the gene being the only true replicator. In fact, Dawkins has proposed that it is at the level of the extended phenotype: