Intraspecific Competition and Natural Selection in Homo Sapience Sapience: A Critical Review

  • Nandan Bhattacharya Jadavpur University
Keywords: Darwin, Competition, Variation, Natural selection

Abstract

Great debate and controversy arises regarding the structure and status of human intraspecific competition and natural selection. The analysis of the form of natural selection especially intraspecific competition in human society reveals quite a lot of anomaly. Major differences in relation to the intraspecific competition and natural selection between man and other species in natural world are analysed and human competition is proposed to be completely unique in nature. The uniqueness was found to be occurred with respect to the resource generation, consideration of variation and artificial hindrances to share the natural wealth. The fundamental cause of such departure of man from the other species is suggested to be an outcome of class differentiation and division of labour. The paper intends to review the schools of opinions regarding the said issue and be going to recommend that the only way to bring back Homo sepiance sepiance under the common rule of natural selection is to eradicate these artificial hindrances or maintain the equality to share the natural resources. 

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Published
2018-11-30
How to Cite
Bhattacharya, N. (2018, November 30). Intraspecific Competition and Natural Selection in Homo Sapience Sapience: A Critical Review. EPH - International Journal of Humanities and Social Science (ISSN: 2208-2174), 3(11), 14-22. Retrieved from https://ephjournal.com/index.php/hss/article/view/1018

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