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Animal Death

Animal death is a complex,uncomfortable, depressing, motivating and sensitive topic. For those scholars participating in human–animal studies, it is – accompanied by the concept of ‘life’ – the ground upon which their studies commence, whether those studies are historical, archaeological, social, philosophical, or cultural. It i...

Adaptation and Natural Selection. A Critique of Some Current Evolutionary Thought

Foreword by Richard DawkinsBiological evolution is a fact—but the many conflicting theories of evolution remain controversial even today. When Adaptation and Natural Selection was first published in 1966, it struck a powerful blow against those who argued for the concept of group selection—the idea that evolution acts to select ...