The impact of evolutionary thought on the Social Sciences [Principles of evolution, ecology and behavior]
Stearns, Stephen C.
Educação Superior::Ciências Biológicas::Biologia GeralPresents a lecture of Professor Stephen C. Stearns that discusses how evolutionary thought influences the social sciences. There is a distinct possibility that humans are currently part way through an evolutionary transition between individuals and groups. The conflict between these two units of selection and levels of organization, between biology and culture, may explain some of the tensions in modern human life. Humans are always performing acts of selection as selfishness and altruismEducação Superior::Ciências Biológicas::Ecologia