The Theoretical Foundations of Evolutionary Psychology

  title={The Theoretical Foundations of Evolutionary Psychology},
  author={John Tooby},
THE THEORY OF evolution by natural selection has revolutionary implications for understanding the design of the humanmind and brain, as Darwin himself was the first to recognize (Darwin, 1859). Indeed, a principled understanding of the network of causation that built the functional architecture of the human species offers the possibility of transforming the study of humanity into a natural science capable of precision and rapid progress. Yet, more than a century and a half after The Origin of… CONTINUE READING


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