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  1. Benjamin Kerr, Peter Godfrey-Smith & Marcus W. Feldman, What is Altruism?
    Altruism is generally understood to be behavior that benefits others at a personal cost to the behaving individual. However, within evolutionary biology, different authors have interpreted the concept of altruism differently, leading to dissimilar predictions about the evolution of altruistic behavior. Generally, different interpretations diverge on which party receives the benefit from altruism and on how the cost of altruism is assessed. Using a simple trait-group framework, we delineate the assumptions underlying different interpretations and show how they relate to one (...)
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  2. Aviv Bergman, Sarah P. Otto & Marcus W. Feldman (forthcoming). On the Evolution of Recombination in Haploids and Diploids. Complexity.
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  3. Marcus W. Feldman, Luigi L. Cavalli-Sforza & Lev A. Zhivotovsky (forthcoming). On the Complexity of Cultural Transmission and Evolution. Complexity.
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  4. Laurel Fogarty & Marcus W. Feldman (2011). The Cultural and Demographic Evolution of Son Preference and Marriage Type in Contemporary China. Biological Theory 6 (3):272-282.
  5. Shuzhuo Li, Yinghui Chen, Haifeng Du & Marcus W. Feldman (2010). A Genetic Algorithm with Local Search Strategy for Improved Detection of Community Structure. Complexity 15 (4):53-60.
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  6. Kevin N. Laland, John Odling-Smee, Marcus W. Feldman & Jeremy Kendal (2009). Conceptual Barriers to Progress Within Evolutionary Biology. Foundations of Science 14 (3):195-216.
    In spite of its success, Neo-Darwinism is faced with major conceptual barriers to further progress, deriving directly from its metaphysical foundations. Most importantly, neo-Darwinism fails to recognize a fundamental cause of evolutionary change, “niche construction”. This failure restricts the generality of evolutionary theory, and introduces inaccuracies. It also hinders the integration of evolutionary biology with neighbouring disciplines, including ecosystem ecology, developmental biology, and the human sciences. Ecology is forced to become a divided discipline, developmental biology is stubbornly difficult to reconcile (...)
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  7. Haifeng Du, Marcus W. Feldman, Shuzhuo Li & Xiaoyi Jin (2007). An Algorithm for Detecting Community Structure of Social Networks Based on Prior Knowledge and Modularity. Complexity 12 (3):53-60.
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  8. Kevin N. Laland, John Odling-Smee & Marcus W. Feldman (2005). On the Breadth and Significance of Niche Construction: A Reply to Griffiths, Okasha and Sterelny. [REVIEW] Biology and Philosophy 20 (1):37-55.
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  9. Shuzhuo Li, Chuzhu Zhu & Marcus W. Feldman (2004). Gender Differences in Child Survival in Contemporary Rural China: A County Study. Journal of Biosocial Science 36 (1):83-109.
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  10. Adi Livnat & Marcus W. Feldman (2001). The Evolution of Cooperation on the Internet. Complexity 6 (6):19-23.
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  11. Kevin N. Laland, F. John Odling-Smee & Marcus W. Feldman (2000). Group Selection: A Niche Construction Perspective. Journal of Consciousness Studies 7 (1-2):1-2.
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  12. Kevin N. Laland, John Odling-Smee & Marcus W. Feldman (2000). Niche Construction, Biological Evolution, and Cultural Change. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 23 (1):131-146.
    We propose a conceptual model that maps the causal pathways relating biological evolution to cultural change. It builds on conventional evolutionary theory by placing emphasis on the capacity of organisms to modify sources of natural selection in their environment (niche construction) and by broadening the evolutionary dynamic to incorporate ontogenetic and cultural processes. In this model, phenotypes have a much more active role in evolution than generally conceived. This sheds light on hominid evolution, on the evolution of culture, and on (...)
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  13. Kevin N. Laland, John Odling-Smee & Marcus W. Feldman (2000). Niche Construction Earns its Keep. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 23 (1):164-172.
    Our response contains a definition of niche construction, illustrations of how it changes the evolutionary process, and clarifications of our conceptual model. We argue that the introduction of niche construction into evolutionary thinking earns its keep; we illustrate this argument in our discussion of rates of genetic and cultural evolution, memes and phenogenotypes, creativity, the EEA (environment of evolutionary adaptedness), and group selection.
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  14. Freddy Bugge Christiansen & Marcus W. Feldman (1998). Algorithms, Genetics, and Populations: The Schemata Theorem Revisited. Complexity 3 (3):57-64.
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  15. Aviv Bergman, Sarah P. Otto & Marcus W. Feldman (1995). On the Evolution of Recombination in Haploids and Diploids: II. Stochastic Models. Complexity 1 (2):49-57.
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  16. Aviv Bergman, Sarah P. Otto & Marcus W. Feldman (1995). On the Evolution of Recombination in Haploids and Diploids: I. Deterministic Models. Complexity 1 (1):57-67.
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