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5.0 out of 5 stars fascinating theory behind why we are the way we are
This book sets out the theory that the human brain evolved,like the other organs, not to cope in todays society but in the world as it was thousands of years ago. Going further than the usual "sewing your wild oats" explanations it looks at not only "survival of the fittest" but also how the "best fit for the largest number" might also have...
Published on 8 Dec 2000 by liamhudson50@hotmail.com

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3.0 out of 5 stars Shamefully Badly Edited
The book is good when it sticks to a summary of the new discipline of evolutionary psychology. The summary and explanation of why group selection is not a valid theory is excellent. But when he strays into a polemic in favour of Victorian morality he is partial and argues by assertion rather than with scientific neutrality. His attempts to provide a psychological...
Published on 7 May 2012 by silverfawkes


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The Moral Animal: Why We Are The Way We Are
The Moral Animal: Why We Are The Way We Are by Robert Wright (Paperback - 4 April 1996)
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