Paving the Way for an Evolutionary Social Constructivism

  title={Paving the Way for an Evolutionary Social Constructivism},
  author={Andreas de Block and Bart Du Laing},
  journal={Biological Theory},
The idea has recently taken root that evolutionary theory and social constructivism are less antagonistic than most theorists thought, and we have even seen attempts to integrate constructivist and evolutionary approaches to human thought and behavior. We argue in this article that although the projected integration is possible, indeed valuable, attempts to date have tended to be vague or overly simplistic about the claims of social constructivists. We proceed by examining how to give more… 

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