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  1. Pieter Adriaens & Andreas De Block (forthcoming). Homosexuality (Forthcoming). Philosophy Compass.
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  2. Pieter R. Adriaens & Andreas de Block (eds.) (2011). Maladapting Minds: Philosophy, Psychiatry, and Evolutionary Theory. Oxford University Press.
    Maladapting Minds discusses a number of reasons why philosophers of psychiatry should take an interest in evolutionary explanations of mental disorders and, more generally, in evolutionary thinking. First of all, there is the nascent field of evolutionary psychiatry. Unlike other psychiatrists, evolutionary psychiatrists engage with ultimate, rather than proximate, questions about mental illnesses. Being a young and youthful new discipline, evolutionary psychiatry allows for a nice case study in the philosophy of science. Secondly, philosophers of psychiatry have engaged with evolutionary (...)
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  3. Andreas De Block & Pieter R. Adriaens (2011). Why Philosophers of Psychiatry Should Care About Evolutionary Theory. In Pieter R. Adriaens & Andreas de Block (eds.), Maladapting Minds: Philosophy, Psychiatry, and Evolutionary Theory. Oxford University Press.
     
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  4. Pieter R. Adriaens & Andreas de Block (2010). Alle gekheid in een hokje. Tijdschrift Voor Filosofie 72 (1):7-39.
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  5. Pieter Adriaens (2007). Raymond Corbey's' The Metaphysics of Apes'. Algemeen Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Wijsbegeerte 99 (4):310-312.
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  6. Pieter R. Adriaens (2007). Evolutionary Psychiatry and the Schizophrenia Paradox: A Critique. Biology and Philosophy 22 (4):513-528.
    Evolutionary psychiatrists invariably consider schizophrenia to be a paradox: how come natural selection has not yet eliminated the infamous ‘genes for schizophrenia’ if the disorder simply crushes the reproductive success of its carriers, if it has been around for thousands of years already, and if it has a uniform prevalence throughout the world? Usually, the answer is that the schizophrenic genotype is subject to some kind of balancing selection: the benefits it confers would then outbalance the obvious damage it does. (...)
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  7. Pieter R. Adriaens & Andreas De Block (2006). The Evolution of a Social Construction: The Case of Male Homosexuality. Perspectives in Biology and Medicine 49 (4):570-585.
  8. Pieter Adriaens (2005). Michel Onfray's' Het lichaam, het leven en het lijden'. Tijdschrift Voor Filosofie 67 (2):382-383.
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  9. Andreas De Block & Pieter Adriaens (2004). Darwinizing Sexual Ambivalence: A New Evolutionary Hypothesis of Male Homosexuality. Philosophical Psychology 17 (1):59 – 76.
    At first sight, homosexuality has little to do with reproduction. Nevertheless, many neo-Darwinian theoreticians think that human homosexuality may have had a procreative value, since it enabled the close kin of homosexuals to have more viable offspring than individuals lacking the support of homosexual siblings. In this article, however, we will defend an alternative hypothesis - originally put forward by Freud in "A phylogenetic phantasy" - namely that homosexuality evolved as a means to strengthen social bonds. Consequently, from an evolutionary (...)
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  10. Pieter Adriaens (2003). Knetterende schedels: David horrobin over de uniciteit Van de mens en de evolutie Van schizofrenie. Tijdschrift Voor Filosofie 65 (4):737 - 746.
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