Individualist and Multi-level Perspectives on Selection in Structured Populations

@article{Kerr2002IndividualistAM,
  title={Individualist and Multi-level Perspectives on Selection in Structured Populations},
  author={Benjamin Kerr and Peter Godfrey‐Smith},
  journal={Biology and Philosophy},
  year={2002},
  volume={17},
  pages={477-517}
}
Recent years have seen a renewed debate over the importance of groupselection, especially as it relates to the evolution of altruism. Onefeature of this debate has been disagreement over which kinds ofprocesses should be described in terms of selection at multiple levels,within and between groups. Adapting some earlier discussions, we presenta mathematical framework that can be used to explore the exactrelationships between evolutionary models that do, and those that donot, explicitly recognize… 

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