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Evolutionary psychology : a beginner's guide : human behaviour, evolution and the mind

Author: Robin Ian MacDonald Dunbar; Louise Barrett; John Lycett
Publisher: Oxford : Oneworld, cop. 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Controversial and captivating, this uniquely accessible guide explores what happens when evolutionary theory is applied to human behaviour.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Ian MacDonald Dunbar; Louise Barrett; John Lycett
ISBN: 1851683569 9781851683567
OCLC Number: 444147811
Description: VII, 184 str. : ilustr. ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. Why do we need evolution?; 2. What evolution did for us; 3. Genes, development and instinct; 4. How to make us human; 5. Choosing mates; 6. The dilemmas of parenthood; 7. The social whirl; 8. Language and culture; 9. The uniqueness of human being; 10. Virtual worlds; 11. The science of morality; Bibliography; Glossary.
Responsibility: Robin Dunbar, Louise Barrett, John Lycett.

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"By shining the light of Darwin's big idea on human actions and thought, the authors show how genetic and cultural evolution might work together to predispose our central human traits, our moral Read more...

 
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