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LEC4- Some Biological Background Jan 27 2009?

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Department
Philosophy
Course
PHL243H1
Professor
Phil Serchuk
Semester
Winter

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LEC4: Some Biological Background Jan, 27th, 2009 Economics best way to approach biology from a economic point of view Evolutionary Biology human being, grass, bacteria etc. all come from a common ancestor mitochrondria is only contributed by the female line memetics: idea and cultural items are subject to natural selection good ideas and bad ideas are subject to judgement by ppl on whether they are good or bad based on rational reasoning but similar to music, some ideas are better than others at hooking onto peoples brains what may become a popular idea may not be what is reasonably the best idea natural selection is a mechanism that can be applied to multiple ideas A Paradox people are actually not rationally self-interested Theories about the benefits of sex when environment change, sexual procreation species are better equipped to respond in a successful way than parthenogenesis if we switch fro
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