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By Thiemo Breyer

ISBN-10: 1493913867

ISBN-13: 9781493913862

ISBN-10: 1493944266

ISBN-13: 9781493944262

​​​​​As psychology and philosophy arose as solutions to the everlasting query of ways the brain works, evolutionary psychology has received floor over fresh years as a hyperlink among cognitive-behavioral and natural-science theories of the brain. This provocative box has additionally amassed a variety of criticisms, from attributing an excessive amount of autonomy to the mind to basing itself on defective assumptions approximately our prehistoric past.

Epistemological Dimensions of Evolutionary Psychology reframes its self-discipline for the modern period, correcting universal misconceptions and mediating among  different colleges of proposal. through concentrating on the character and boundaries of information and reasoning--the essence of epistemology--contributors provide clean insights on the intersection of human cognitive skills as variations and our self-perception of data, together with evolutionary views on altruism, melancholy,  or the phasing out of human sacrifice. This variety strengthens and vindicates the sphere, as evinced by means of thought-provoking dispatches such as: 

  • Toward a cognitive philosophy of science.
  • Evolutionary media psychology and its epistemological foundation.
  • The "meme" meme revisited.
  • Depression as an adaptation.
  • Like me: a homophily-based account of human culture.
  • Preparedness to profit concerning the global: facts from youngster research.

An attractive and infrequently arguable testomony to the mixed energy of evolution and common sense, Epistemological Dimensions of Evolutionary Psychology will intrigue philosophers in addition to psychologists in various subdisciplines.

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