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‘The Selfish Gene’
The Apportionment of Human Diversity
It has always been obvious that organisms vary, even to those pre-Darwinian idealists who saw most individual variation as distorted shadows of an ideal. It has been equally apparent, even to those
An Introduction to Genetic Statistics
This book is written to provide basic probability ideas in terms of genetic situations, since the theory of genetics is a probability theory, and to give a definitive treatment of applications of these ideas to genetic theory.
The spandrels of San Marco and the Panglossian paradigm: a critique of the adaptationist programme
  • S. Gould, R. Lewontin
  • Biology, Medicine
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of London…
  • 21 September 1979
The adaptationist programme is faulted for its failure to distinguish current utility from reasons for origin, and Darwin’s own pluralistic approach to identifying the agents of evolutionary change is supported.
The Interaction of Selection and Linkage. I. General Considerations; Heterotic Models.
The results of these investigations were sufficient to show that even for relatively simple cases (two loci, simple symmetrical selective values) linkage might have profound effects on the course of natural selection and, pari passu, natural selection may have major effect on the distribution of coupling and repulsion linkage in a population.
The Genetic Basis of Evolutionary Change
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Distribution of gene frequency as a test of the theory of the selective neutrality of polymorphisms.
Using data from human populations, this work has shown highly significant heterogeneity in F values for human polymorphic genes over the world, thus demonstrating that a significant fraction of human polymorphisms owe their current gene frequencies to the action of natural selection.
The principle of natural selection as the motive force for evolution was framed by Darwin in terms of a "struggle for existence" on the part of organisms living in a finite and risky environment. The
On measures of gametic disequilibrium.
Hedrick has compared various measures for characterizing the statistical association that arises between alleles at different loci with the standardized measure D' proposed by Lewontin on the grounds that this latter measure is independent of allele frequency.
It is sufficient to note the vast effort made by Dobzhansky and his co-workers in their elucidation of the inversion polymorphism of the third chromosome of Drosophila pseudoobscura.