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Alas, Poor Darwin

Arguments Against Evolutionary Psychology

by Hilary Rose

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Published by Harmony .
Written in English


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Number of Pages352
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ISBN 100609605135
ISBN 109780609605134

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The result of this joint work, Alas Poor Darwin, is a sharply engaged, accessible, and highly entertaining critique of evolutionary psychology's tenets. What emerges is a new perspective that challenges the reductionism of evolutionary psychology and offers a richer understanding of the biosocial nature of the human condition.3/5(28).

Darwin's own studies identified adaptation but no more. It was Malthus's bad socio-economic analysis which provided him with an intellectual framework within which he could wrap a new theory for the chattering classes. Anyone assuming Darwin was right tends to avoid addressing this point.

Many of the book's critics claim it has a political purpose/5(30). Alas Poor Darwin: Arguments against Evolutionary Psychology is composed of multiple essays by different authors, from different academic fields, ostensibly critiquing the field of evolutionary psychology.

This multiple authorship makes it difficult to provide an overall review, since the authors approaches to the topic differ markedly/5(7). Buy Alas, poor Darwin: arguments against evolutionary psychology on FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders Alas, poor Darwin: arguments against evolutionary psychology: Hilary & ROSE, Steven (eds) ROSE: : BooksCited by: Alas Poor Darwin: Arguments Against Evolutionary Psychology by Rose, Hilary, Rose, Steven () Paperback on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.3/5(28).

He concluded the book by declaring that the workings of all social institutions are ultimately reducible to the laws of physics. It is against this reductionist desire that Alas, Poor Darwin is directed.

Edited by the biologist Steven Rose and the sociologist Hilary Rose, it brings together writers from the natural and social sciences who take aim at the claims of evolutionary psychology (as Author: Paul Higgs.

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Richard Dawkins in one of the earliest books on sociobiology, The Selfish Gene, reduces people to the status of 'robot vehicles' programmed to perpetuate genes. Eds Hilary Rose, Steven Rose Johnathan Cape £, pp ISBN 06 Rating:![Graphic][1]![Graphic][2]![Graphic][3] In Edward O Wilson, the renowned entomologist, published Sociobiology: The New Synthesis, which insisted on the biological foundations of social relations.

In he published Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge, which attempted to bring Author: Paul Higgs. Buy Alas Poor Darwin: Arguments Against Evolutionary Psychology by Rose, Hilary, Rose, Steven (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(6).

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Alas, Poor Darwin is a disparate collection of essays by scientists, philosophers and social commentators all attacking the emerging field of evolutionary psychology. It's a familiar set of complaints: evolutionary psychology is "simplistic", "reductionist" and "adaptationist"/5.

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