Re: Halfway through Blackmore

Bruce Howlett (
Wed, 21 Apr 1999 21:28:59 +0000

Date: Wed, 21 Apr 1999 21:28:59 +0000
From: Bruce Howlett <>
Subject: Re: Halfway through Blackmore wrote:

> Specifically implicit in the evolutionary algorithm, I would think that there
> would naturally be different mechanisms more directly involved in selective
> retention/remembering (genotype/memotype) and in natural/cultural
> selection/deciding (phenotype/pheMotype).


I have been unable to locate the words "memotype" and "phemotype" in any
dictionary. Could you please explain the definitions of theses words
and their etymology.



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