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You couldn't have human society without language.

 
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John Maynard Smith
John Maynard Smith
  • Born: January 6, 1920
  • Died: April 19, 2004
  • Nationality: British
  • Profession: Scientist

John Maynard Smith FRS was a British theoretical and mathematical evolutionary biologist and geneticist. Originally an aeronautical engineer during the Second World War, he took a second degree in genetics under the well-known biologist J. B. S. Haldane. Maynard Smith was instrumental in the application of game theory to evolution and theorised on other problems such as the evolution of sex and signalling theory.

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