"Evolutionary Psychology, Public Policy and Personal Decisions" [NOOK Book]


This bk is a sequel to Crawford's LEA bk "Hndbk of Evolutionary Psych"'98.This new bk applies the tenets of evolutionary psych to a number of areas in the social & beh. sciences.This bk is intended for the informed layperson as well as for the senior und
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This bk is a sequel to Crawford's LEA bk "Hndbk of Evolutionary Psych"'98.This new bk applies the tenets of evolutionary psych to a number of areas in the social & beh. sciences.This bk is intended for the informed layperson as well as for the senior und
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781410609892
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 4/6/2004
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 392
  • File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface. Part I: Methodological and Philosophic Considerations. C. Crawford, Public Policy and Personal Decisions: The Evolutionary Context. C. Crawford, C. Salmon, The Essence of Evolutionary Psychology: An Introduction. M.G. Janicki, Beyond Sociobiology: A Kinder and Gentler Evolutionary View of Human Nature. H. Holcomb, Darwin and Evolutionary Moral Psychology. Part II: Cognitive and Affective Psychological Processes. C. Badcock, Mentalism and Mechanism: The Twin Modes of Human Cognition. M.K. Surbey, Self-Deception: Helping and Hindering Public and Personal Decision Making. T. Ketelaar, Ancestral Emotions, Current Decisions: Using Evolutionary Game Theory to Explore the Role of Emotions in Decision Making. L. Fiddick, Natural Law and Natural Selection: Deontic Reasoning as Part of Our Evolved Human Nature. Part III: Real-World Applications. M. Wilson, M. Daly, Marital Cooperation and Conflict. C. Salmon, The Pornography Debate: What Sex Differences in Erotica Can Tell About Human Sexuality. T.K. Shackelford, V.A. Weekes-Shackelford, Why Don't Men Pay Child Support? Insights From Evolutionary Psychology. R. Thornhill, C.T. Palmer, Evolutionary Life History Perspective on Rape. K.R. Browne, Women in the Workplace: Evolutionary Perspectives and Public Policy. K.N. Barr, V.L. Quinsey, Is Psychopathy a Pathology or a Life Strategy? Implications for Social Policy. D. Krebs, Cultivating Morality and Constructing Moral Systems: How to Make Silk Purses From Sows' Ears. R.S. Robins, Darwinism and Public Policy: The View From Political Science.
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