Unformatted text preview: replicability (ability to be copied), longevity, and fecundity. Describe the role of each. 2. In what sense is increasing copy fidelity an inevitable consequence of the three traits described above? 3. What is a ‘gene’, according to Dawkins? 4. In what sense are genes “selfish”? In what sense are they ‘immortal’?...
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- Spring '10
- The Selfish Gene, Meme, Richard Dawkins, The Extended Phenotype, selfish gene