@misc{cogprints5962, volume = {30}, number = {4}, title = {Epigenetic and Cultural Evolution are non-Darwinian}, author = {Dr. L. M. Gabora}, year = {2007}, pages = {371--371}, journal = {Behavioral and Brain Sciences}, keywords = {epigenesis, cultural evolution, Darwinian theory, natural selection, self-assembly code, origin of life, symbol use, evolution of behavior}, url = {http://cogprints.org/5962/}, abstract = {The argument that heritable epigenetic change plays a distinct role in evolution would be strengthened through recognition that it is what bootstrapped the origin and early evolution of life, and like behavioral and symbolic change, is non-Darwinian. The mathematics of natural selection, a population-level process, is limited to replication with negligible individual-level change, i.e. that uses a self-assembly code.} }