Modern Political Thought in the Context of Evolutionary Psychology

  • Michael Trust
  • Published 2012

Abstract

This paper will present a theory of the evolutionary origins and purposes of our two main political ideologies, as well as their relation to Darwinian strategies in other species. Conservatism psychologically drives one to engage in individual and group competitions regardless of cost to individuals. This psychological drive is a manifestation of K-selected… (More)

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