Blackwell Publishing

"The perfection of animals" (1964) Biological Journal of the Linnaean Society: 36 pp 3-29

Cain, A.J.

Reproduced by permission of Academic Press, Ltd, London.

An essay arguing for the importance of adaption in living things, and criticizing the division of characters into adaptive and non-adaptive (particularly historical) categories. The essay marks an interesting cotrast with Gould and Lewontin.

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