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dc.contributor.authorDupré, Johnen_GB
dc.contributor.departmentUniversity of Exeteren_GB
dc.date.accessioned2009-01-21T16:48:59Zen_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-01-25T10:54:42Zen_GB
dc.date.accessioned2013-03-20T15:58:19Z
dc.date.issued2003-12en_GB
dc.description.abstractThe widely accepted interactionist picture of human development makes it clear that, given the historical and geographical differences in the cultures in which human develop, we should expect a great historical and geographical diversity of human natures. This makes it advisable not to talk about a singular human nature at all, and consider only diverse human natural histories. This view is reinforced by the contemporary move from preformationist to epigenetic understandings of the role of the genome in development. Among the defects of evolutionary psychologists' claims to delineate a universal human nature is the implicit commitment to an obsolete preformationist view of development. Their misguided project has political dangers as well as epistemological shortcomings.en_GB
dc.description.sponsorshipESRCen_GB
dc.identifier.citation13(2), pp.1-20en_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10036/47826en_GB
dc.language.isoenen_GB
dc.publisherSlovak Academy of Sciencesen_GB
dc.relation.urlhttp://www.humanaffairs.sk/ha203.htmen_GB
dc.subjecthuman natureen_GB
dc.subjectgenomicsen_GB
dc.subjecthuman behaviouren_GB
dc.subjectevolutionary psychologyen_GB
dc.subjectnatural historyen_GB
dc.titleOn human natureen_GB
dc.typeArticleen_GB
dc.date.available2009-01-21T16:48:59Zen_GB
dc.date.available2011-01-25T10:54:42Zen_GB
dc.date.available2013-03-20T15:58:19Z
dc.identifier.issn1210-3055en_GB
dc.identifier.journalHuman Affairsen_GB


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