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Author Gander, Eric M
Title On Our Minds : How Evolutionary Psychology Is Reshaping the Nature Versus Nurture Debate
Imprint Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003
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Note Intro -- CONTENTS -- INTRODUCTION ''This Changes Everything'' -- PART ONE The Evolution of a Controversy -- CHAPTER ONE Stephen Jay Gould Historicizes Science -- CHAPTER TWO Richard Herrnstein Stirs Up Controversy at Harvard Yard -- CHAPTER THREE Edward O. Wilson Brings More Controversy to the Yard -- CHAPTER FOUR Richard Lewontin and His Colleagues Demur -- PART TWO The Blind Watchmaker Meets the Scatterbrained Computer Programmer -- CHAPTER FIVE Nature's ''Very Special Way'' -- CHAPTER SIX What Is the Mind? -- CHAPTER SEVEN The Challenges of Reverse Engineering -- PART THREE The Nature of Human Cultures -- CHAPTER EIGHT The Bene.ts of Hardwiring -- CHAPTER NINE What Cultures Can the Mind Run? -- CHAPTER TEN The Evolutionary Psychology of ''Little House on the Prairie'' -- CONCLUSION Brave New World Revisited-Again -- AFTERWORD Writing on The Blank Slate -- NOTES -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- INDEX
"A useful overview of evolutionary psychology and its implications for understanding important contemporary social issues... Both proponents and opponents of evolutionary psychology will profit from reading the book." -- Choice
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Link Print version: Gander, Eric M. On Our Minds : How Evolutionary Psychology Is Reshaping the Nature Versus Nurture Debate Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press,c2003 9780801873874
Subject Evolutionary psychology
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