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Is Increasing Autonomy a Factor of Evolution?

B. Rosslenbroich (ed) (2014) On the Origin of Autonomy: A New Look at the Major Transitions in Evolution. Springer, Heidelberg, ISBN: 978-3-319-04140-7, 297 pp, $129 (hardback)

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Etxeberria, A. Is Increasing Autonomy a Factor of Evolution?. Sci & Educ 24, 1257–1262 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11191-015-9779-1

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