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  1. Sex and Sensibility: The Role of Social Selection: Roughgarden, Joan: The Genial Gene: Deconstructing Darwinian Selfishness. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2009, Ix+261pp, $40.00 HB, $18.95 PB.Erika L. Milam, Roberta L. Millstein, Angela Potochnik & Joan E. Roughgarden - 2011 - Metascience 20 (2):253-277.
    Sex and sensibility: The role of social selection Content Type Journal Article DOI 10.1007/s11016-010-9464-6 Authors Erika L. Milam, Department of History, University of Maryland, 2115 Francis Scott Key Hall, College Park, MD 20742, USA Roberta L. Millstein, Department of Philosophy, University of California, Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA Angela Potochnik, Department of Philosophy, University of Cincinnati, P.O. Box 210374, Cincinnati, OH 45221, USA Joan E. Roughgarden, Department of Biology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-5020, USA Journal Metascience Online (...)
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  2. Sometimes an Orgasm is Just an Orgasm.Erika Lorraine Milam, Gillian R. Brown, Stefan Linquist, Steve Fuller & Elisabeth A. Lloyd - 2006 - Metascience 15 (3):399-435.
    I should like to offer my greatest thanks to Paul Griffiths for providing the opportunity for this exchange, and to commentators Gillian Brown, Steven Fuller, Stefan Linquist, and Erika Milam for their generous and thought-provoking comments. I shall do my best in this space to respond to some of their concerns.
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    A Field Study of Con Games.Erika Lorraine Milam - 2014 - Isis 105 (3):596-605.
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    Beauty and the Beast? : Conceptualizing Sex in Evolutionary Narratives.Erika Lorraine Milam - 2010 - In Denis Alexander & Ronald L. Numbers (eds.), Biology and Ideology From Descartes to Dawkins. University of Chicago Press.
    Sex is probably the best example of stable biological variation within the human species. Scientists have tried to account for the origin of sex differences in biological terms using evolutionary theory. Although Charles Darwin derived his theories of natural and sexual selection with no consideration for sex, he assumed that the differences he observed in male and female human and animal behavior were variations related to biology. This chapter examines the link between sex and evolution by reflecting on the various (...)
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    Heather Munro Prescott. The Morning After: A History of Emergency Contraception in the United States. Xi + 163 Pp., Illus., Bibl., Index. New Brunswick, N.J./London: Rutgers University Press, 2011. $22.95. [REVIEW]Erika Lorraine Milam - 2012 - Isis 103 (3):620-621.
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    Introduction.Erika Lorraine Milam - 2014 - Isis 105 (3):564-568.
    Although “naturalistic fallacy” is a term coined in the twentieth century, scholars have long voiced myriad anxieties over the mechanisms by which their contemporaries have derived moral, social, and political lessons from natural phenomena—often as gambits for advancing their own alternative explanations. The essays in this Focus section explore five episodes in the history of such concerns with naturalistic reasoning in order to shed new light on the persistence of naturalism itself.
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    Liv Emma Thorsen;, Karen A. Rader;, Adam Dodd . Animals on Display: The Creaturely in Museums, Zoos, and Natural History. Ix + 222 Pp., Illus., Index. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2013. $64.95. [REVIEW]Erika Lorraine Milam - 2014 - Isis 105 (4):835-836.
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    Rebecca M. Jordan-Young, Brain Storm: The Flaws in the Science of Sex Differences (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2010), Xiv + 394 Pp., Illus., $35.00. [REVIEW]Erika Lorraine Milam - 2011 - Journal of the History of Biology 44 (1):163-165.