Date: Fri, 13 Jun 1997 15:10:21 -0500
Subject: RE: Replicators
Dr. Robin Wood writes:
>Would complex adaptive systems theory not cover many of the issues
>you need to achieve such a synthesis?
Hm, I can think of several ways to respond to your question.
Briefly, complex adaptive system theory is the general area of interest
Rather than consider an entirely general fitness landscape, we are
human adaptations. Within that narrow range of study, it makes sense to
things such as 'genes' and 'memes.'
I doubt this answers your question, but it might provide a start for
This was distributed via the memetics list associated with the
Journal of Memetics - Evolutionary Models of Information Transmission
For information about the journal and the list (e.g. unsubscribing)