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  • In other words, pan-selectionism is rubbish because much evolutionary change is neutral and random; but features of organisms that appear designed almost always are, in fact, the products of selection.

    A Genomic Balancing Act

  • In other words, pan-selectionism is rubbish because much evolutionary change is neutral and random; but features of organisms that appear designed almost always are, in fact, the products of selection.

    A Genomic Balancing Act

  • (They make this point in the context of discussing genic selectionism, which is committed to saying that there is no selection in this case since the allelic fitnesses are the same.

    Miss Winter Solstice

  • But Wallace couldn't see the error because he was too wedded to what Gould calls "hyper-selectionism": the need for natural selection to somehow sign off on every possible use of a physiological feature.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • Wallace's error on human intellect arose from the inadequacy of his rigid selectionism, not from a failure to apply it.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • However, the internal evidence to back this imperialistic selectionism strikes us as very thin.

    About 'What Darwin Got Wrong'

  • But Wallace couldn't see the error because he was too wedded to what Gould calls "hyper-selectionism": the need for natural selection to somehow sign off on every possible use of a physiological feature.

    Design for Living

  • If you're still under the assumption that this is a music blog, you might at this point be sensing a distant symmetry between Wallace's hyper-selectionism and some more deterministic compositional and analytical methods.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • Wallace's error on human intellect arose from the inadequacy of his rigid selectionism, not from a failure to apply it.

    Design for Living

  • If you're still under the assumption that this is a music blog, you might at this point be sensing a distant symmetry between Wallace's hyper-selectionism and some more deterministic compositional and analytical methods.

    Design for Living

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