Précis of Evolution in Four Dimensions

  title={Pr{\'e}cis of Evolution in Four Dimensions},
  author={Eva Jablonka and Marion J. Lamb},
  journal={Behavioral and Brain Sciences},
  pages={353 - 365}
Abstract In his theory of evolution, Darwin recognized that the conditions of life play a role in the generation of hereditary variations, as well as in their selection. However, as evolutionary theory was developed further, heredity became identified with genetics, and variation was seen in terms of combinations of randomly generated gene mutations. We argue that this view is now changing, because it is clear that a notion of hereditary variation that is based solely on randomly varying genes… 

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