The Causes of Evolution
The Causes of Evolution is a 1932 book on evolution by J.B.S. Haldane (1990 edition ISBN 0-691-02442-1), based on a series of January 1931 lectures entitled "A Re-examination of Darwinism". It was highly influential in the founding of population genetics and the modern evolutionary synthesis.
It contains the following chapters:
- Variation within a Species
- The Genetical Analysis of Interspecific Differences
- Natural Selection
- What is Fitness?
The book also contains an extensive appendix containing the majority of Haldane's mathematical treatment of the subject.
- Description by Princeton U Press
- Contemporary review by R.A. Fisher
- Review of the 1990 Princeton University reprint
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