Sense and Nonsense: Evolutionary Perspectives on Human Behaviour

Oxford University Press. Edited by Kevin N. Laland & Gillian R. Brown (2002)
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This book asks whether evolution can help us to understand human behaviour and explores diverse evolutionary methods and arguments. It provides a short, readable introduction to the science behind the works of Dawkins, Dennett, Wilson and Pinker. It is widely used in undergraduate courses around the world.

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