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Evolution in Mind: An Introduction to Evolutionary Psychology By Henry Plotkin,

  • Title: Evolution in Mind: An Introduction to Evolutionary Psychology
  • Author: Henry Plotkin
  • ISBN: 9780674001954
  • Page: 337
  • Format: Paperback
  • In this overview, Henry Plotkin describes the new rapprochement called evolutionary psychology He examines how such a powerful theory as Darwinism could have been disregarded by much academic psychology and shows why the relationship between the two must be readdressed The theory and data of evolutionary biology and animal behavior can illuminate many of our most basicIn this overview, Henry Plotkin describes the new rapprochement called evolutionary psychology He examines how such a powerful theory as Darwinism could have been disregarded by much academic psychology and shows why the relationship between the two must be readdressed The theory and data of evolutionary biology and animal behavior can illuminate many of our most basic mental processes and activities language learning, perception, social understanding, and most controversially, culture and the sharing of knowledge and beliefs Ranging from the nature nurture question, which has bedeviled philosophers and scientists for thousands of years, to recent debates about the mind s structure, Evolution in Mind demonstrates how an evolutionary perspective helps us understand what we are, and how we got that way.
    Evolution in Mind An Introduction to Evolutionary Psychology In this overview Henry Plotkin describes the new rapprochement called evolutionary psychology He examines how such a powerful theory as Darwinism could have been disregarded by much academic psycholo

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    1. A long and academic review replete with references that I originally published in 2000 in the journal Ethology Evolutionary Psychology or evolution in psychology Just over 20 years ago E.O Wilson made the astute observation that, By today s standards a broad scientist can be defined as one who is a student of three subjects his discipline, the lower antidiscipline, and the subject to which his speciality stands as the antidiscipline Wilson 1978 By antidiscipline Wilson meant the field which cont [...]

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