Ant and the Peacock: Altruism and Sexual Selection From Darwin To Today

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This book explains two puzzles of the theory of natural selection, the altruism of the ant, and that concerning sexual selection, epitomized by the peacock’s flamboyant and burdensome tail. Helena Cronin’s account blends history, science and philosophy in a gripping tale that is scholarly, entertaining and eminently readable.

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