Evolutionary Psychology

Human Nature and Evolutionary Psychology - Readings and References selected and ordered by David Slutsky

 

An Introduction to Evolutionary Psychology by David Buller (a critic)

 

David Buller webpage with select publications

 

An Introduction to Evolutionary Psychology by Leda Cosmides and John Tooby (two prominent evolutionary psychologists)

 

Frequently Asked Questions About Evolutionary Psychology by Edward Hagen

 

Lots of great links from a webpage for a leading Center for Evolutionary Psychology (UCSB)

 

Select Publications by Edward Hagen

 

Select Publications by David Buss

      Select Publications by Sarah B. Hrdy

      Anne Fausto-Sterling articles available via Research Gate

Select Publications by H. Clark Barrett

 

Robert Trivers webpage with publications

 

Boston Globe article on Robert Trivers - "The evolutionary revolutionary"

 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Biology As A Social Weapon by Richard Lewontin [file on course websites]

 

The Spandrels of San Marco and the Panglossian Paradigm: A Critique of the Adaptationist Programme by Stephen Jay Gould and Richard Lewontin (a classic critical reaction from 1979)

 

Wikipedia page for Not In Our Genes by Richard Lewontin, Steven Rose, and Leon J, Kamin

 

MIT Press webpage for Vaulting Ambition by Philip Kitcher

 

MIT Press webpage for the Randy Thornhill & Craig T. Palmer book A Natural History of Rape: Biological Bases of Sexual Coercion

 

MIT Press webpage for an anthology edited by Cheryl B. Travis that contains criticisms of the Thornhill & Palmer book

 

 

Herbert Gintis webpage


Select Publications by Samuel Bowles

 

Samuel Bowles webpage


Select Publications by David Sloan Wilson

 

David Sloan Wilson webpage

 

Samir Okasha webpage with publications and references

 

Select publications by Stephen Stich

 

Stephen Stich webpage

 

Select publications by John Mikhail

 

Richard Joyce webpage with publications and references

 

Publications by Shaun Nichols

 

Psychological Egoism, and Ethical Egoism by Russ Shafer-Landau [file on course websites]

 

The Evolution of Human Altruism by Philip Kitcher [file on course websites]

 

Evolution of Altruism in Optional and Compulsory Games by Batali and Kitcher [file on course websites]

 

Psychological Altruism, Evolutionary Origins, and Moral Rules by Philip Kitcher [file on course websites]

 

Between Fragile Altruism and Morality: Evolution and the Emergence of Normative Guidance by Philip Kitcher [file on course websites]

 

Four Ways of 'Biologicizing' Ethics by Philip Kitcher  [file on course websites]

 

      Biology and Ethics by Philip Kitcher  [file on course websites]