A quick review of the phenotypic perspective, pt 2

Continuing on with my brief reprise of the tenets of this blog: Individuals are the level at which we assign fitness. First a parable. If we go back to Mayr, he thought that the species was the only natural unit of organization, and argued that the biological species concept (BSC) was the correct definition of […]

A quick review of the phenotypic perspective, pt 1

Some of the recent comments I have received have made me realize that maybe I should re-emphasize some of the very early points I made on this blog. The point of this blog is to blatantly promote a phenotypic view of evolution, and do try to dislodge the dominant paradigm of the gene as the […]