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Alas, poor Darwin

arguments against evolutionary psychology

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Published by Harmony Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Evolutionary psychology.,
  • Human evolution.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 329-337) and index.

    Statementedited by Hilary Rose and Steven Rose.
    ContributionsRose, Hilary, 1935-, Rose, Steven P. R. 1938-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF701 .A43 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 346 p. ;
    Number of Pages346
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6783891M
    ISBN 100609605135
    LC Control Number00035062

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