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Evolutionary Psychology: History and Current Status

Griffiths, Paul E (2001) Evolutionary Psychology: History and Current Status. [Preprint]

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    Abstract

    The development of evolutionary approaches to psychology from Classical Ethology through Sociobiology to Evolutionary Psychology is outlined and the main tenets of today's Evolutionary Psychology briefly examined: the heuristic value of evolutionary thinking for psychology, the massive modularity thesis and the monomorphic mind thesis.


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    Item Type: Preprint
    Keywords: ethology psychoevolution evolutionary psychology sociobiology
    Subjects: Specific Sciences > Biology > Evolutionary Psychology
    Specific Sciences > Cognitive Science
    Depositing User: Paul Edmund Griffiths
    Date Deposited: 02 Sep 2001
    Last Modified: 07 Oct 2010 11:10
    Item ID: 393
    URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/393

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