Evolutionary Psychology: Alternative Approaches / Edition 1

Evolutionary Psychology: Alternative Approaches / Edition 1

by Steven J. Scher
     
 

Evolutionary psychology has been dominated by one particular method for studying the mind and behavior. This is the first book to both question that monopoly and suggest a broad range of particular alternatives. Psychologists, philosophers, biologists, anthropologists, and others offer different methods for combining psychology and evolution.

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Evolutionary psychology has been dominated by one particular method for studying the mind and behavior. This is the first book to both question that monopoly and suggest a broad range of particular alternatives. Psychologists, philosophers, biologists, anthropologists, and others offer different methods for combining psychology and evolution.

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ISBN-13:
9781402072796
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
11/30/2002
Edition description:
2003
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.87(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements. Contributors.
Alternative approaches to evolutionary psychology: introduction; F. Rauscher, S.J. Scher.
Nature read in truth or flaw: locating alternatives in evolutionary psychology. S.J. Scher, F. Rauscher.
The evaluation of competing approaches within human evolutionary psychology. T. Ketelaar.
Evolution, morality, and human potential. D.S. Wilson.
Repeated assembly: prospects for saying what we mean. L. Caporael.
Human triangles: genes, sex and economics in human evolution. N. Eldredge.
The optimal number of fathers: evolution, demography, and history in the shaping of female mate preferences. S. Blaffer Hrdy.
Dancing in the dark: evolutionary psychology and the argument from design. K.C. Stolz, P. Griffiths.
Adaptationism and psychological explanation. D. Murphy.
Toward a developmental evolutionary psychology: genes, development, and the evolution of cognitive architecture. S. Quartz.
Modules, brain parts, and evolutionary psychology. W. Bechtel.
Evolutionary psychology and the information-processing model of cognition. J. Mundale.
Evolutionary psychology and artificial life. D. Parisi.

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