A Plea for Human Nature

@article{Machery2008APF,
  title={A Plea for Human Nature},
  author={Edouard Machery},
  journal={Philosophical Psychology},
  year={2008},
  volume={21},
  pages={321 - 329}
}
  • E. Machery
  • Published 1 June 2008
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophical Psychology
Philosophers of biology, such as David Hull and Michael Ghiselin, have argued that the notion of human nature is incompatible with modern evolutionary biology and they have recommended rejecting this notion. In this article, I rebut this argument: I show that an important notion of human nature is compatible with modern evolutionary biology. 

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