Sense and Nonsense: Evolutionary Perspectives on Human Behaviour download epub
by Gillian Brown,Kevin N. Laland
Kevin N. Laland Gillian R. Brown. Oxford university press
Kevin N. Oxford university press. The reality is that evolutionary perspectives on human behaviour frequently incite controversy, even amongst the scientists themselves. Evolutionary theory is one of the most fertile, wide-ranging, and inspiring of all scientific ideas. In the final chapter of this book we compare evolutionary perspectives in an attempt to isolate which techniques are legitimate and insightful, and which are found wanting. A guide for the bewildered To the outsider, and even to many on the inside, the field of human behaviour and evolution is riddled with confusing terminology.
This book proposes a theory of human cognitive evolution . Emotion, Seduction and Intimacy: Alternative Perspectives on Human Behaviour.
This book proposes a theory of human cognitive evolution, drawing from paleontology, linguistics, anthropology, cognitive science, and especially neuropsychology. In most organizations the vast majority of employees feel that management has failed to deal effectively with issues of sexuality and intimacy in the workplace. Selon cette perspective, l'histoire de la civilisation occidentale irait dans le sens d'une maîtrise des pulsions, d'une codification toujours plus affinée des sentiments ; en un mot, d'une civilisation des moeurs.
Sense and Nonsense book. Kevin Laland and Gillian Brown turn a keen Evolutionary approaches to human behavior will remain controversial as long as the memories of eugenics and social Darwinism are with us. Indeed, every iteration of the debate seems to lead to what are the equivalent of academic versions of internet flame wars. Charges of "biological determinism," "blank slate," "political correctness," "ethnocentrism" and other such epithets are hurled with abandon. Each side claims the other is attacking a straw man.
Only 1 left in stock (more on the way). Kevin N. Laland is Professor of Behavioural and Evolutionary Biology at the University of St Andrews. Gillian R. Brown is a lecturer in the School of Psychology at the University of St Andrews.
Can evolutionary theory really help us to understand human behaviour? Sense and Nonsense provides an exciting and readable introduction to. .Sense and Nonsense: Evolutionary Perspectives on Human Behaviour.
Can evolutionary theory really help us to understand human behaviour? Sense and Nonsense provides an exciting and readable introduction to evolutionary theory. Including profiles of the major protagonists, the book provides. Laland, Gillian R. Brown, Evolutionary Perspectives on Human Behaviour, Kevin Laland & Gillian Brown & Kevin Laland and Gillian Brown. Oxford University Press UK (2002). University of Calgary. Can evolutionary theory really help us to understand human behaviour?
Kevin N. He has published 6 books and over 160 articles on these topics and has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. He is also a former President of the European Human Behaviour and Evolution Association.
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Authors and affiliations. First Online: 16 May 2013. The past four decades has witnessed a robust interest in evolutionary sciences. Having completed this book the reader will feel better placed to assess the legitimacy of claims made about human behavior under the name of evolution, and to make judgements as to what is sense and what is nonsense.
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Publisher: Oxford University Press; 1 edition (June 20, 2002)
Pages: 384 pages