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John Maynard Smith

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John Maynard Smith - Hamilton and Haldane's ideas of 'inclusive fitness' (38/102)

 

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John Maynard Smith - The point of evolutionary game theory (50/102)

 

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John Maynard Smith - Marxist philosophy. Experimenting with temperature acclimatisation (18/102)

 

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John Maynard Smith - JBS Haldane's trouble with personal relationships (26/102)

 

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John Maynard Smith - Major transitions in evolution (88/102)

John Maynard Smith was a British theoretical and mathematical evolutionary biologist and geneticist. Originally an aeronautical engineer during the Second World War, he took a second degree in genetics under the well-known biologist J. B. S. Haldane. Maynard Smith was instrumental in the application of game theory to evolution and theorised on other problems such as the evolution of sex and signalling theory.
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