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Biological Roots of Human Nature

Biological Roots of Human Nature - 91 edition

Biological Roots of Human Nature - 91 edition

ISBN13: 9780195093933

ISBN10: 0195093933

Biological Roots of Human Nature by Timothy H. Goldsmith - ISBN 9780195093933
Edition: 91
Copyright: 1991
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Published: 1991
International: No
Biological Roots of Human Nature by Timothy H. Goldsmith - ISBN 9780195093933

ISBN13: 9780195093933

ISBN10: 0195093933

Edition: 91

Summary

Here a biologist explains the evolutionary origins of humanity for a wide multidisciplinary audience.

Author Bio

Goldsmith, Timothy H. : Yale University

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. The Dual Nature of Causation in Biology
2. Some Fallacies and Misconceptions
3. Evolutionary Theory Since Darwin
4. Reasoning About Ultimate Causes of Behavior
5. Getting From Genes to Behavior
6. Evolutionary Perspectives on Volition, Learning, and Language
7. Decisions, Decisions!
8. Culture, Anthropology, and Evolution
9. Epilogue -- "Concerning Biological Reductionism"

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