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Eros and Evolution: A Natural Philosophy of Sex

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By: Richard E Michod

241 pages, Figs

Addison Wesley Longman (Pearson Education)

Paperback | Dec 1996 | #59040 | ISBN: 0201442329
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Paperback | Dec 1994 | #66097 | ISBN: 0201442329
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The author argues that the true purpose of sex is to maintain the well-being of a population's gene pool by overcoming the unfavourable mutations and environmental damage that threaten it. |The risks to the individual in sexual reproduction are the necessary cost of maintaining the continuity and immortality of life. 'This book sets a new standard for the general reader's book on evolution, laying aside purple prose and getting down to the red meat of evolutionary theory' - Michael Rose.

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