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Human natures : genes, cultures, and the human prospect

Author: Paul R Ehrlich
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Island Press [for] Shearwater Books, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A hallmark of Human Natures in Paul Ehrlich's ability to convey lucidly that understanding in the course of presenting an engrossing history of our species. Using personal anecdote, vivid example, and stimulating narrative, he guides us through the thicket of controversies over what science can - and cannot - say about the influence of our evolutionary past on everything from race to religion, from sexual  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul R Ehrlich
ISBN: 155963779X 9781559637794
OCLC Number: 44669247
Language Note: English.
Description: xii, 531 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Evolution and us --
Tales from the animal house --
Our natures and theirs --
Standing up for ourselves --
Bare bones and a few stones --
Evolving brains, evolving minds --
From grooming to gossip? --
Blood's a rover --
Dominance of culture --
From seeds to civilization --
Gods, dive-bombers, and bureaucracy --
Lessons from our natures --
Evolution and human values.
Responsibility: Paul R. Ehrlich.
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"The Bell Curve", "The Moral Animal", "The Selfish Gene" - these and a host of other books and articles have made a seemingly overwhelming case that our genes determine our behaviour. Now, a leading  Read more...

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