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Laying the foundation for evonomics

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  30 June 2016

David Sloan Wilson*
Evolution Institute and Departments of Biology and Anthropology, State University of New York (SUNY), Binghamton, NY 13902. dwilson@binghamton.edu


The target article is a major step toward integrating the biological and human-related sciences. It is highly relevant to economics and public policy formulation in the real world, in addition to its basic scientific import. My commentary covers a number of points, including avoiding an excessively narrow focus on agriculture, the importance of multilevel selection and complex systems theory, and utopic versus dystopic scenarios for the future.

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