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Dugatkin, Lee Alan 1962-

Overview
Works: 50 works in 216 publications in 4 languages and 11,036 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
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Most widely held works by Lee Alan Dugatkin
Cooperation among animals : an evolutionary perspective by Lee Alan Dugatkin( )

22 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 2,196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite the depiction of nature as "red in tooth and claw," cooperation is actually a widespread attribute in the animal kingdom. It's the modern-day evolutionary biologists and behavioral ecologists who are embroiled in debate over why animals cooperate. Various types of cooperative behaviors have been documented in everything from insects to primates, and in every imaginable ecological scenario. Among such behaviors, the four discussed in this book are reciprocal altruism, kinship, group-selected cooperation and byproduct mutualism. Hundreds of studies on cooperation are reviewed in a wide array of taxa. This work includes, but is not limited to, cooperative hunting, anti-predator behavior, foraging, coalition formation, grooming, helpers-at-the-nest, territoriality, "policing" behavior, and group thermoregulation. Future experiments to elucidate a particular type of cooperation are provided throughout the book. Tying together conceptual, theoretical, and empirical work on evolution and cooperation, this book will be of interest to behavioral ecologists, evolutionary biologists, social psychologists, and cultural anthropologists
Mr. Jefferson and the giant moose : natural history in early America by Lee Alan Dugatkin( )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2019 in English and held by 1,847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Capturing the essence of the origin and evolution of the so-called "degeneracy debates," over whether the flora and fauna of America (including Native Americans) were naturally weaker and feebler than species elsewhere in the world, this book chronicles Thomas Jefferson's efforts to counter French conceptions of American degeneracy, culminating in his sending of a stuffed moose to Buffon
The altruism equation : seven scientists search for the origins of goodness by Lee Alan Dugatkin( )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a world supposedly governed by ruthless survival of the fittest, why do we see acts of goodness in both animals and humans? This problem plagued Charles Darwin in the 1850s as he developed his theory of evolution through natural selection. Indeed, Darwin worried that the goodness he observed in nature could be the Achilles heel of his theory. Ever since then, scientists and other thinkers have engaged in a fierce debate that has dragged politics, philosophy, and religion into what remains a major question for evolutionary biology." From the bookjacket
Game theory & animal behavior( )

27 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 1,666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presented in a manner accessible to anyone interested in animal behavior but not necessarily trained in the mathematics of game theory, the book is intended for a wide audience of undergraduates, graduate students, and professional biologists pursuing the evolutionary analysis of animal behavior
Cheating monkeys and citizen bees : the nature of cooperation in animals and humans by Lee Alan Dugatkin( Book )

18 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and German and held by 892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author, an evolution and animal behavior expert, explores four paths to cooperation: through family, in accord with the golden rule, by selfish teamwork, and by complete altruism
The imitation factor : evolution beyond the gene by Lee Alan Dugatkin( Book )

7 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is imitation really the best compliment? Dugatkin reveals that it is the most profound compliment you can give anyone - it might last for millions of years. He shows how the imitation of one individual by another, in any species, is a natural force that has enabled the growth of animal and human societies. Dugatkin also investigates the way we, and other species, select mates. Humans and animals alike do things because they see others doing them; in this way fashions, traditions, and customs eventually emerge. Research into the behavior of fish, birds, whales, and humans reveals the failure of genetic determination to explain mating behavior and learning. As we watch people become popular and find ourselves attracted to them, we are doing what animals have done for eons. Imitation leads to teaching and the species-wide phenomenon known in our own society as civilization
How to tame a fox (and build a dog) : visionary scientists and a Siberian tale of jump-started evolution by Lee Alan Dugatkin( Book )

6 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1959, biologists Dmitri Belyaev and Lyudmila Trut set out to speed up thousands of years of evolution into a few decades. They started with a few dozen silver foxes from fox farms in the USSR and attempting to recreate the evolution of wolves into dogs in real time in order to witness the process of domestication. Within a decade the experiments had resulted in puppy-like foxes with floppy ears, piebald spots, and curly tails. Along with these physical changes came genetic and behavioral changes, as well. Dugatkin and Trut examine the adventure, science, politics, and love behind it all
Principles of animal behavior by Lee Alan Dugatkin( Book )

37 editions published between 2003 and 2019 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book balanced coverage of phylogeny and animal behavior has been added to the book's integrated view of natural selection, learning, and cultural transmission and focus on current research and the process of science through interviews with prominent researchers at the end of every chapter
Model systems in behavioral ecology : integrating conceptual, theoretical, and empirical approaches( Book )

9 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evolution by Carl T Bergstrom( Book )

15 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Evolution, Second Edition, integrates phylogenetic thinking and in-depth, current research examples throughout, helping students think like evolutionary biologists today"--
Füchse zähmen : Domestikation im Zeitraffer by Lee Alan Dugatkin( )

4 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in German and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Füchse zähmen : Domestikation im Zeitraffer by Lee Alan Dugatkin( )

1 edition published in 2017 in German and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to tame a fox (and build a dog) : visionary scientists and a siberian tale of jump-started evolution by Lee Alan Dugatkin( )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tucked away in Siberia, there are furry, four-legged creatures with wagging tails and floppy ears that are as docile and friendly as any lapdog. But, despite appearances, these are not dogs-they are foxes. They are the result of the most astonishing experiment in breeding ever undertaken-imagine speeding up thousands of years of evolution into a few decades. In 1959, biologists Dmitri Belyaev and Lyudmila Trut set out to do just that, by starting with a few dozen silver foxes from fox farms in the USSR and attempting to recreate the evolution of wolves into dogs in real time in order to witness the process of domestication. Most accounts of the natural evolution of wolves place it over a span of about 15,000 years, but within a decade, Belyaev and Trut's fox breeding experiments had resulted in puppy-like foxes with floppy ears, piebald spots, and curly tails. Along with these physical changes came genetic and behavioral changes, as well. The foxes were bred using selection criteria for tameness, and with each generation, they became increasingly interested in human companionship. Trut has been the lead scientist on this work since Belyaev's death in 1985, and with Lee Dugatkin, biologist and science writer, she tells the story of the adventure, science, politics, and love behind it all
Wie kommt die Güte in die Welt? : Wissenschaftler erforschen unseren Sinn für den Anderen by Lee Alan Dugatkin( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in German and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jiao hou yu xun feng : jie kai dong wu yu ren lei de he zuo tian xing by Lee Alan Dugatkin( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in Chinese and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Qué es el altruismo : la búsqueda científica del origen de la generosidad by Lee Alan Dugatkin( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The prince of evolution : Peter Kropotkin's adventures in science and politics by Lee Alan Dugatkin( Book )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tamed : how the silver fox became a dog and how we, possibly, maybe, became us by Lee Alan Dugatkin( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cheating monkeys and generous bats : the nature of cooperation in animals and humans by Lee Alan Dugatkin( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Asi eligen pareja las hembras by Lee Alan Dugatkin( )

2 editions published in 1998 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Cooperation among animals : an evolutionary perspective
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Mr. Jefferson and the giant moose : natural history in early AmericaThe altruism equation : seven scientists search for the origins of goodnessGame theory & animal behaviorCheating monkeys and citizen bees : the nature of cooperation in animals and humansThe imitation factor : evolution beyond the genePrinciples of animal behaviorModel systems in behavioral ecology : integrating conceptual, theoretical, and empirical approachesEvolutionCheating monkeys and generous bats : the nature of cooperation in animals and humans
Alternative Names
Dugatkin, L. A. 1962-

Dugatkin, Lee.

Dugatkin, Lee 1962-

Dugatkin, Lee A.

Dugatkin, Lee A. 1962-

두가친, 리 앨런 1962-

두가킨, 리 앨런 1962-

두가틴, 리 앨런 1962-

듀거킨, 리 1962-

ドガトキン, リー

Languages
English (168)

Spanish (7)

German (7)

Chinese (1)