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Darwin-L Message Log 2:33 (October 1993)

Academic Discussion on the History and Theory of the Historical Sciences

This is one message from the Archives of Darwin-L (1993–1997), a professional discussion group on the history and theory of the historical sciences.

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<2:33>From LBRYNES@vax.clarku.edu  Fri Oct  8 04:55:35 1993

Date: Fri, 8 Oct 1993 05:59 EST
From: GIVE PEAS A CHANCE <LBRYNES@vax.clarku.edu>
Subject: Re: Why altruism?
To: darwin-l@ukanaix.cc.ukans.edu

James
    My hunch is that you will receive several traditional
    answers to your inquiry and many answers grounded
    in sociobiology...so I'll skip those.

    I would recommend that you peruse the work of Lynn Margulis
    on Symbiosis and evolution. ....with symb. as the author of
    evoltuion and nat. selec. as the editor.

    Altruism proproably comes in many kinds and ways.
    The resonance of philanthropy is probably the promblem for
    many, as is the "nature red in tooth and claw" popular
    metaphor.
Lois

Lois Brynes
Associate Director
New England Science Center
Worcester MA 01604
USA
lbrynes@vax.clarku.edu

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