Re: Patriarchy: Re: What Matriarchy?

Stephen Barnard (
Thu, 15 Aug 1996 06:38:52 -0800

Bryant wrote:
> In article <>,
> Stephen Barnard <> wrote:
> >
> >"As a general rule today a biologist seeing one animal doing something
> >to benefit another assumes either that it is manipulated by the other
> >individual or that it is being subtly selfish."
> > George Williams
> Nice to see an evolutionary biologist besides Gould mentioned in these
> parts. Williams has contributed so much more to the field, and yet most
> of the reading public doesn't know him from Adam, so to speak.

Another very influential theoretical biologist who deserves more popular
recognition is John Maynard Smith. It doesn't hurt that he has leftist
politics, so his motives are less likely to be questioned.

Of course, Richard Dawkins is very well known.

Steve Barnard