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The handicap principle

a missing piece of Darwin's puzzle

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This edition was published in by Oxford University Press in New York.

Written in English

286 pages

Ever since Darwin, animal behavior has intrigued and perplexed human observers. The elaborate mating rituals, lavish decorative displays, complex songs, calls, dances and many other forms of animal signaling raise fascinating questions. To what degree can animals communicate within their own species and even between species? What evolutionary purpose do such communications serve? Perhaps most importantly, what can animal signaling tell us about our own non-verbal forms of communication? In The Handicap Principle, Amotz and Ashivag Zahavi offer a unifying theory that brilliantly explains many p.

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The handicap principle: a missing piece of Darwin's puzzle
1999, Oxford University Press
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The Handicap Principle: A Missing Piece of Darwin's Puzzle
August 7, 1997, Oxford University Press, USA
in English
Cover of: The handicap principle
The handicap principle: a missing piece of Darwin's puzzle
1997, Oxford University Press
in English

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The handicap principle

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Ever since Darwin, animal behavior has intrigued and perplexed human observers. The elaborate mating rituals, lavish decorative displays, complex songs, calls, dances and many other forms of animal signaling raise fascinating questions. To what degree can animals communicate within their own species and even between species? What evolutionary purpose do such communications serve? Perhaps most importantly, what can animal signaling tell us about our own non-verbal forms of communication? In The Handicap Principle, Amotz and Ashivag Zahavi offer a unifying theory that brilliantly explains many p.

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Library of Congress QL751 .Z44 1997
Dewey 591.59

The handicap principle

a missing piece of Darwin's puzzle

This edition was published in by Oxford University Press in New York.


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-260) and index.
Translated from Hebrew.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
591.59
Library of Congress
QL751 .Z44 1997, QL751.Z44 1997

The Physical Object

Pagination
xvi, 286 p. :
Number of pages
286

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Open Library
OL1003035M
Internet Archive
handicapprincipl0000zeha
ISBN 10
0195100352
LC Control Number
96042374
Library Thing
59196
Goodreads
312721

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