Ecological extension of the theory of evolution by natural selection from a perspective of Western and Eastern holistic philosophy.

@article{Nakajima2017EcologicalEO,
  title={Ecological extension of the theory of evolution by natural selection from a perspective of Western and Eastern holistic philosophy.},
  author={Toshiyuki Nakajima},
  journal={Progress in biophysics and molecular biology},
  year={2017},
  volume={131},
  pages={298-311}
}
Evolution by natural selection requires the following conditions: (1) a particular selective environment; (2) variation of traits in the population; (3) differential survival/reproduction among the types of organisms; and (4) heritable traits. However, the traditional (standard) model does not clearly explain how and why these conditions are generated or determined. What generates a selective environment? What generates new types? How does a certain type replace, or coexist with, others? In… CONTINUE READING