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Adaptationism and inference to the best explanation

  • Brian Haig (a1) and Russil Durrant (a2)
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  • Published online: 01 August 2002

Andrews et al. effectively argue that, despite prominent criticism, adaptationism can be a viable research strategy. We agree. In our complementary commentary, we discuss the neglected method of inference to the best explanation and argue that it is a valuable addition to the adaptationist's methodological practice.

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