The volume at hand publishes the proceedings of the conference Develop- mental Systems, Competition, and Cooperation in Sociobiology and Eco- mics , a Studies in Ecomic Ethics and Philosophy (SEEP)-Conference held at Marienrode Monastery, Hildesheim-Marienrode near Hanver, Ger- many, on 24-28 April 1996. This Studies in Ecomic Ethics and Philoso- phy (SEEP)-Conference was made possible by the support of the Stiftung Forschungsinstitut fUr Philosophie Hanver ~ Foundation Hanver Insti- tute of Philosophical Research. The editor wishes to thank his co-workers at the Forschungsinstitut fUr Philosophie Hanver for their assistance in organizing the conference at Ma- rienrode and Anna Maria Hauk M. A. and Bettina Lohnert M. A. for their as- sistance in preparing the computerized version of this book. A special word of gratitude is due the Stiftung Forschungsinstitut fOr Phi- losophie Hanver whose financial support made the conference in 1996 pos- sible. Hanver, September 1998 P. K. Contents Preface ...V Sociobiology, Theory of Evolution, and Bioecomics Introduction PETER KOSLOWSKI ...1 Part I Neo-Darwinian Synthesis, Sociobiology, and the Ecomy of Nature Chapter 1 Darwinian Monism: The Ecomy of Nature MICHAEL T. GHISELIN ...7 Chapter 2 Coercion TIM CLUTION-BROCK and GEOFF A. PARKER ...25 Chapter 3 Does the Second Law of Thermodynamics Refute the Neo-Darwinian Synthesis? BRUCE H. WEBER and DAVID 1. DEPEW ...50 CONTENTS Partll Natural Selection and Developmental Systems: Redrawing the Boundaries Between Genetic and Non-Genetic Factors of Evolution Chapter 4 Evolutionary and Developmental Formation: Politics of the Boundary SUSAN OyAMA ...
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