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Elisabeth Lloyd
Indiana University, Bloomington
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this requirement for adaptations. Emergent characters are always potential adaptations. Not all selection processes produce adaptations, however. The key issue, in delineating a selection process, is the relationship between a character and fitness. The emergent character approach is more restrictive than alternative schemas that delineate selection..
Keywords units of selection  evolutionary theory  species selection  hierarchal selection theory  adaptationism  emergent characters  genic selectionism  aggregate characters
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