50 Years on: the legacy of William Donald Hamilton.

  title={50 Years on: the legacy of William Donald Hamilton.},
  author={Joan M. Herbers},
  journal={Biology letters},
  volume={9 6},
was one of the twentieth century's intellectual giants, and with this Special Feature we note the 50th anniversary of his seminal contributions [1,2] that established inclusive fitness as a central element of Darwinian evolution. The authors contributing to this Special Feature present work that traces in some way to Hamilton's oeuvre; looking back further, Costa's contribution [3] links Hamilton's work to Darwin's and shows how he not only extended Darwin's concept of natural selection but… CONTINUE READING

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