History of Science - Academics
Historian of Science Milam Traces Evolutionary Theory Through Time
Since Charles Darwin first put forth his theory of sexual selection in the 19th century, there has been endless debate about what drives procreation. What is the relationship between male-male competition and female choice? And can animals truly exercise “choice?”
Descent of Darwin: Race, Sex, and Human Nature
Organized by Erika Milam (Princeton University) and Suman Seth (Cornell University)
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