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Our next meeting will be on Tuesday, October 28, at 7:30PM, in 2nd floor lounge of West Duke Bldg, East Campus. This time we will be reading the following papers:

- Bshary, R., & Grutter, A. S. (2006). Image scoring and cooperation in a cleaner fish mutualism. Nature, 441(7096), 975–978.

- Pinto, A., Oates, J., Grutter, A., & Bshary, R. (2011). Cleaner Wrasses Labroides dimidiatus Are More Cooperative in the Presence of an Audience. Current Biology, 21(13), 1140–1144.

- Raihani, N. J., Grutter, A. S., & Bshary, R. (2010). Punishers benefit from third-party punishment in fish. Science, 327(5962), 171–171.

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Our next meeting will be on Tuesday, October 7, at 7:30PM, in 2nd floor lounge of West Duke Bldg, East Campus. This time we will be reading Aryn Conrad’s paper “Squids, Sharks, and Beavers in Cave: How to Solve the Cui Bono Problem with the Right Account of Inheritance” (draft) and Frederic Bouchard’s “Symbiosis, Lateral Gene Transfer and the (Many) Saplings of Life.”

 

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Welcome back to the philosophy of biology reading group! Our first meeting this fall will be on Tuesday, September 16, at 7:30PM, in the McShea Lab, 223 BioSci. Please find attached a PDF of the paper that we will be discussing: Forber, P. & Smead, R. (2014). An Evolutionary Paradox for Prosocial Behavior. Journal of Philosophy, 111(3), 151–166. Many thanks to Dan McShea for opening his office to us.

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