Evolutionary Psychology: History and Current Status

Publication Year:
2001
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Repository URL:
http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/393
Author(s):
Griffiths, Paul E
preprint description
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.