Author's Response David Sloan Wilson and Elliott Sober (1994). Reintroducing group selection to the human behavioral sciences. BBS 17:585–654.
Multilevel selection and the return of group-level functionalism
David Sloan Wilson a1andElliott Sober a2 a1 Department of Biological Sciences, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY 13902-6000
[email protected] a2 Department of Philosophy, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706
We reinforce Thompson's points by providing
a second example of the paradox that makes group selection appear
counterintuitive and by discussing the wider implications of
multilevel selection theory.