Resources

Transitions in Agency/Individuality

Michod, R.E. (2007). “Evolution of individuality during the transition from unicellular to multicellular life.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, United States of America 104(suppl 1):8613–8618.

Bourrat, P. (2019). “Evolutionary transitions in heritability and individuality.” Theory in Biosciences 138:305–323.

Brooks, D. S., DiFrisco, J., & Wimsatt, W. C. (2021). Levels of Organization in the Biological Sciences. MIT Press.

West, S.A., Fisher, R.M., Gardner, A. and Toby Kiers, E. (2015). “Major evolutionary transitions in individuality.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, United States of America 112:10112–10119.

Maynard Smith. J. and Szathmary, E. (1995). The Major Transitions in Evolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Sterelny, K. and Calcott, B. (2011). The Major Transitions in Evolution Revisited. Cambridge (MA): The MIT Press.