This booklet discusses a number of fresh theoretic developments in interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary integration within the box of evolution. whereas exploring novel perspectives, the textual content keeps a detailed hyperlink with the most generally held perspectives on evolution, specifically that of "Darwinian evolution". This paintings places forth a brand new standpoint which permits researchers to outline intimately the idea that of evolution. To create this conceptual definition, the textual content applies a stringent object-based concentration. With this concentration, the editors were in a position to increase an object-based development of evolution on the smallest scale. as a consequence, this smallest scale trend is used as an leading edge foundation for generalizations. those generalizations create hyperlinks among organic Darwinism, and generalized Darwinism. the item dependent method that used to be used to signify thoughts within the box of Darwinian evolution additionally allowed for contributions to different issues, comparable to significant evolutionary transitions idea, the definition of existence and the relationships among evolution, self-organization and thermodynamics. jointly, the chapters of this publication and the multidisciplinary reflections and reviews of varied experts on those chapters, supply a thrilling palette of cutting edge principles.

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