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The Tinbergen Legacy

  • M.S. Dawkins
  • T.R. Halliday
  • R. Dawkins

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Gerard P. Baerends
    Pages 1-17
  3. Nicholas B. Davies
    Pages 18-30
  4. Robert A. Hinde
    Pages 31-39
  5. Felicity A. Huntingford
    Pages 40-59
  6. Juan D. Delius
    Pages 75-99
  7. Michael H. Robinson
    Pages 100-128
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 139-146

About this book

Introduction

RICHARD DAWKINS A conference with the title 'The Tinbergen Legacy' was held in Oxford on 20th March, 1990. Over 120 of Niko Tinbergen's friends, family, colleagues, former students and people who had never met him in person converged at Oxford for what turned out to be a memorable day. To reflect the rather special atmosphere of the conference, we decided to begin this book with Richard Dawkins' opening remarks exactly as he gave them on that day. Welcome to Oxford. For many of you it is welcome back to Oxford. Perhaps even, for some of you, it would be nice to think that it might feel like welcome home to Oxford. And it is a great pleasure to welcome so many friends from the Netherlands. Last week, when everything had been settled except final, last minute arrangements, we heard that Lies Tinbergen had died. Obviously we would not have chosen such a time to have this meeting.

Keywords

adaptation animal communication animals behavior ethology evolution

Editors and affiliations

  • M.S. Dawkins
    • 1
  • T.R. Halliday
    • 2
  • R. Dawkins
    • 1
  1. 1.Oxford UniversityUK
  2. 2.Open UniversityUSA

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