TITLE

Exquisite Debate: Dawkins vs. Gould

AUTHOR(S)
Krause, Kenneth W.
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Humanist;Jan/Feb2008, Vol. 68 Issue 1, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article discusses the debate between zoologist Richard Dawkins and paleontologist Stephen Jay Gould regarding evolution. Dawkins believed that genes formed the basic units of natural selection while Gould believed that organisms and their environment defined evolutionary change. Dawkins refuted this through examples suggesting that genes could change animal behavior. Gould suggested developmental biology could strengthen evolutionary patterns.
ACCESSION #
27987280

 

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