Adaptation??

David Marshall dmarshal at umich.edu
Tue Apr 18 09:27:24 EST 1995


In article <17APR199516573924 at utkvx.utk.edu> Chris Boake, boake at utkvx.utk.edu writes:
>What you have said is OK, but please keep in mind that the original and
>other subsequent posts were about "adaptation."  Adaptation arises as
>a result of the combined effects of selection and inheritance (genetics).
>Adaptation is not the same as selection.
>

very good point -  but (to defend myself) the thread had begun drifting
before my response.   You are correct that the important distinction
to keep in mind is the one between evolutionary adaptation and
individual adaptation.
 
dave marshall, dmarshal at umich.edu



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