Discusses foundations, achievements, and prospects in the study of
evolutionary adaptation, with sections on concepts and theories of
adaptation, empirical methods for studying adaptation, and diversity
of adaptive processes. After an introduction on post-Spandrel
adaptationism, subjects include genes and adaptation, the study of
adaptation in natural populations, testing adaptation using
phenotypic manipulations, and the design of natural and artificial
adaptive systems. For researchers and advanced students.
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