Article ID: CBB000004001

Adaptation and fitness (1983)


Description “The concepts of fitness and adaptation in the Darwin-Wallace theory of natural selection have been given considerable attention ... It is the aim of this paper to consider these claims and to attempt to elucidate the role played by these concepts in the theory of evolution by natural selection.”

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Authors & Contributors
Tort, Patrick
Pighetti, Clelia
Shimao, Eikoh
Roome, P.
Casaubon, Juan Alfredo
Brackman, Arnold C.
Physis: Rivista Internazionale di Storia della Scienza
Annals of Science: The History of Science and Technology
Sapientia: Organo de la Facultad de Filosofia (Univ. Catholica Argentina)
Llull: Revista de la Sociedad Española de Historia de las Ciencias y de las Técnicas
Science and Education
Notes and Records: The Royal Society Journal of the History of Science
Times Books
Pantheon Books
Presses Universitaires de France
Franco Angeli
Harvard University Press
Philosophy of science
Science and religion
Human evolution
Darwin, Charles Robert
Thomas Aquinas, Saint
Wallace, Alfred Russel
Lenski, Richard E.
Gould, Stephen Jay
Buckley, Arabella Burton
Time Periods
19th century
20th century
21st century
20th century, late
North America: United States; Canada
China; Japan
United States
Turin (Italy)
Smithsonian Institution
Institute for the History of Sciences and Technology, Russian Academy of Science
History of Science Society

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