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In search of general evolutionary principles: Why Darwinism is too important to be left to the biologists

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  • Geoffrey Hodgson

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  • Thorbjørn Knudsen

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Bioeconomics.

Volume (Year): 10 (2008)
Issue (Month): 1 (April)
Pages: 51-69

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Handle: RePEc:kap:jbioec:v:10:y:2008:i:1:p:51-69

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Keywords: Bioeconomics; Generalized Darwinism; Complex systems; Intentionality; B52; D83; O10; O30;

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Cited by:
  1. Christian Schubert, 2009. "Darwinism in Economics and the Evolutionary Theory of Policy-Making," Papers on Economics and Evolution 2009-10, Philipps University Marburg, Department of Geography.
  2. Gillian Brown & Peter Richerson, 2014. "Applying evolutionary theory to human behaviour: past differences and current debates," Journal of Bioeconomics, Springer, vol. 16(2), pages 105-128, July.

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