Now showing items 1-6 of 6
Evolutionary psychology: the emperor’s new paradigm
For some evolutionary psychology is merely a field of inquiry, but for others it is a robust paradigm involving specific theories about the nature and evolution of the human mind. Proponents of this paradigm claim to have ...
Evolutionary Psychology, Meet Developmental Neurobiology: Against Promiscuous Modularity
(Springer Verlag, 2000-12)
Evolutionary psychologists claim that the mind contains “hundreds or thousands” of “genetically specified” modules, which are evolutionary adaptations for their cognitive functions. We argue that, while the adult human ...
Function and Design Revisited
(Oxford University Press, 2002)
Several analyses of biological function — for example, those of Williams, Millikan, and Kitcher — identify an item’s function with what natural selection designed it to do. Allen and Bekoff have disagreed, claiming that ...
Varieties of Evolutionary Psychology
(Cambridge University Press, 2007)
Evolutionary Psychology: A Critique
(MIT Press, 2006)
Get Over: Massive Modularity
(Biology and Philosophy, 2005-09)