Peer Review and Darwinian Selection

Kampourakis, Kostas; Nehm, Ross; Wong, Alice; El-Hani, Charbel
November 2015
Science & Education;Nov2015, Vol. 24 Issue 9/10, p1055
Academic Journal
The authors reflect on the two conceptualizations of selection that Charles Darwin adopted in his book "On the Origin of Species," and the differences between them. They also discuss why the peer review process can be one of the most subjective endeavors in the scholarly world and emphasize the role reviewers play in contributing to a process of selection for manuscripts, having different kinds of expertise in every subject.


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