Item #354961 The theory of cultural and social selection / W.G. Runciman. W. G. Runciman, Walter Garrison.

The theory of cultural and social selection / W.G. Runciman

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009. 1st Paperback Edition. Fine copy in the original stiff-card wrappers. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Item #354961

Physical description: viii, 257 pages. Contents:
Prologue: the Darwinian legacy -- The neo-Darwinian paradigm -- Natural selection and evoked behaviour -- Cultural selection and acquired behaviour -- Social selection and imposed behaviour -- Selectionist theory as narrative history -- Epilogue: sociology in a post-Darwinian world. Subjects: Darwin, Charles 1809-1882. Social evolution. Natural selection.

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