Book Review: Buller Does to Evolutionary Psychology What Kitcher Did to Sociobiology

@article{Holcomb2005BookRB,
  title={Book Review: Buller Does to Evolutionary Psychology What Kitcher Did to Sociobiology},
  author={Harmon R. Holcomb},
  journal={Evolutionary Psychology},
  year={2005},
  volume={3}
}
  • H. R. Holcomb
  • Published 1 January 2005
  • Psychology
  • Evolutionary Psychology
Just as Kitcher's Vaulting Ambition (1985) tried to undermine the paradigm of sociobiology, so David Buller attempts to undermine the paradigm of evolutionary psychology. This book, also written by a philosopher of science, may well be the most widely accessible, informed, sophisticated and carefully written systematic critique of evolutionary psychology on the market. It is an important book that has the potential to be very damaging to public reception of the present science unless… 

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