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Journal Reviews of Social Bonding and Nurture Kinship

Reviews of my book Social Bonding and Nurture Kinship continue to appear in a range of academic journals. Here are some recent examples (with links to the originals);   An excellent piece of scholarship. The author’s synthesis, integration and critical analysis of such a broad body of biological and anthropological literature are impressive and executed with careful … Continue reading

A note to Evolutionary Psychologists: Why culture and science are two sides of the same coin

“There is no such thing as philosophy-free science; there is only science whose philosophical baggage is taken on board without examination.” (Dennett 1995) To those who would dismiss anthropology’s engagement with questions of culture: read Wittgenstein’s Philosophical Investigations and then try arguing that culture and language play no role in the construction of models and … Continue reading