Evolutionary Psychology

What Is Evolutionary Psychology

Most Accessible Texts on Evolutionary Psychology

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Steve Pinker is particularly prolific, with:

in which he makes a core protest of evolutionary psychology, that "many intellectuals have denied the existence of human nature by embracing three linked dogmas: The Blank Slate (the mind has no innate traits), the Noble Savage (people are born good and corrupted by society), and the Ghost in the Machine (each of us has a soul that makes choices free from biology. Each dogma carries a moral burden, so their defenders have engaged in desperate tactics to discredit the scientists who are now challenging them."