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31 December 2005

By Sextants and Stars: The Propitious Voyage of The Literary Animal by Tim Horvath. A review of The Literary Animal: The Evolution and the Nature of Narrative by Jonathan Gottschall and David Sloan Wilson.
Talking About God With The “High Priests” Of Evolution by Craig Palmer. A review of Evolution, Monism, Atheism, and the Naturalistic World-View by Gregory Graffin. 
The "Why's" of Crime and Criminality by Tony Walsh.
Synch, Song, and Society by William L. Benzon. A review of The Singing Neanderthals: The Origins of Music, Language, Mind and Body by Steven Mithen.
A Kin-selected Explanation of Suicide Bombing by David Wilmsen. A review of Soldiers of God: Primal Emotions and Religious Terrorists by Jay D. Glass. 
Tamar Frankel reviews Why we Lie: The evolutionary roots of deception and the unconscious mind by David Livingstone Smith. 
Christian Perring reviews Critical Psychiatry: The Politics of Mental Health edited by David Ingleby. 
Rick O'Gorman reviews The Paradoxical Primate by Colin Talbot.
Mark Daims reviews The Pressured Child: Helping Your Child Find Success in School and Life by Michael Thompson with Teresa Barker. 
Bruce Bridgman reviews Evolution and the Psychology of Thinking: the Debate edited by D. E. Over. 
Mark Daims reviews Moral, Believing Animals: Human Personhood and Culture by Christian Smith. 
Michael Bradie reviews Why we lie: The evolutionary roots of deception and the unconscious mind by David Livingstone Smith.
Mark Daims reviews The Irreducible Needs of Children: What Every Child Must Have to Grow, Learn, and Flourish by T. Berry Brazelton and Stanley I. Greenspan. 
John Wilkins reviews What makes us moral? Crossing the boundaries of biology by Neil Levy. 
Mark Daims reviews The Abandoned Generation: Democracy Beyond the Culture of Fear by Henry A. Giroux. 
Looking for Kindness in Most of the Wrong Places by Craig Palmer. 
Mark Daims reviews Kids: How Biology and Culture Shape the Way We Raise Young Children by Meredith Small. 
John van Wyhe reviews A Reason for Everything: Natural Selection and the English Imagination by Marek Kohn. 

20 November 2005

Introductory Psychology Texts as a View of Sociobiology/Evolutionary Psychology's Role in Psychology by R. Elisabeth Cornwell, Craig Palmer, Paul M. Guinther and Hasker P. Davis.
Ellen Dissanayake reviews The Singing Neanderthals: The Origins of Music, Language, Mind and Body by Steven Mithen.
An Evolutionary Psychological Perspective on Cultures of Honor by Todd K. Shackelford.
Buller does to Evolutionary Psychology what Kitcher did to Sociobiology by Harmon R. Holcomb III.

29 August 2005

Race and IQ Again by Mark Nathan Cohen.
The Effect of Vividness of Experience on Sex Differences in Jealousy by Sarah L. Strout, James D. Laird, Aaron Shafer and Nicholas S. Thompson.
A major feat of intelligent synthesis by Michael Peters.
The Effect of Age on Death Disgust: Challenges to Terror Management Perspectives by Daniel Fessler and C. David Navarrete.
Normative Bias and Adaptive Challenges: A Relational Approach to Coalitional Psychology and a Critique of Terror Management Theory by Daniel Fessler and C. David Navarrete. 
Politics as Sex: The Old Testament Case by Laura Betzig.
Let a Thousand Orgasms Bloom! by David Barash.

10 July 2005

 Common ground for spatial cognition? A behavioral and fMRI study of sex differences in mental rotation and spatial working memory by Sarah Levin, Feroze Mohamed and Steven Platek.
The Evolving Science of the Developable by Leif Edward Ottesen Kennair.
From Helping to Hand Grenades: Setting the Bar for Altruism by L James Climenhage and Dennis Krebs.
Dennett, Darwin, and Skinner Crows by Frans Blommaert and Ruud Janssen.
A Necessary Pain in the Heart by Tom Dickins.
Evolutionary Explanations for Societal Differences in Single Parenthood by Nigel Barber.
The Nature and Nurture of Morality by Dennis Krebs and L James Climenhage.

17 April, 2005

An Environmental Approach to Positive Emotion: Flowers by Jeannette Haviland-Jones, Holly Hale Rosario, Patricia Wilson and Terry R. McGuire.
The Heroine with a Thousand Faces: Universal Trends in the Characterization of Female Folk Tale Protagonists by Jonathan Gottschall et al.

23 March, 2005

No Politics - Only Elections by David Edwards and David Cromwell.
The Role of Dreams in the Evolution of the Human Mind by Michael Franklin and Michael Zyphur.
Sexual Selection and the American Novel by Jonathan Gottschall.
On the Aims of Evolutionary Theory by Tom Dickins.

5 February, 2005

The power and limitations of reinforcement by Jeremy Genovese
Superb biography of a great pioneer by Iver Mysterud.
Thematic reasoning and theory of mind. Accounting for social inference difficulties in schizophrenia by Rhiannon Corcoran and Christopher D Frith.
Biology Lurks Beneath: Bioliterary Explorations of the Individual versus Society by David Barash.
Paley's New Clothes by Sean Cunningham.
Narcissism guides mate selection: Humans mate assortatively, as revealed by facial resemblance, following an algorithm of "self seeking like" by Liliana Alvarez and Klaus Jaffe.
Bridging the Two Cultures by David Barash.
Reflections from The Next Generation: These are the Voyages of Students in Evolutionary Psychology by Maryanne L. Fisher, Daniel J. Kruger, Steven M. Platek and Catherine Salmon.
Evolutionary Psychology and the Explanation of Ethnic Phenomena by David Goetze and Patrick James.
Human Kin Investment as a Function of Genetic Relatedness and Lineage by Gregory Webster.

15 August, 2004

On Social Justice and Political Struggle by Omar Swartz.
Language, Reflection and the Dimensions of Conduct by Peter Amato.

13 August, 2004

Which Infidelity Type Makes You More Jealous? Decision Strategies in a Forced-choice Between Sexual and Emotional Infidelity by Achim Schützwohl.
Cheaters Are Looked At Longer and Remembered Better Than Cooperators in Social Exchange Situations by Dan Chiappe, Adam Brown, Brian Dow, Jennifer Koontz, Marisela Rodriguez, and Kelly McCulloch.
Sarah Shettleworth reviews Evolution and Learning: The Baldwin Effect Reconsidered. Edited by Bruce H. Weber and David J. Depew.

23 May, 2004 

William L. Benzon reviews The Big Book of Concepts by Gregory L. Murphy.
Making Sense of Development? by Paul R. Gross
Peter King reviews Good Natured: The Origins of Right and Wrong in Humans and Other Animals by Frans de Waal.

21 May, 2004 

Sexual selection and the Male:Female Mortality Ratio by Daniel Kruger and Randolph Nesse.
Michael Ruse reviews Natural Ethical Facts: Evolution, Connectivism, and Moral Cognition by William D. Casebeer.
Patrick Bateson reviews Genomic Imprinting and Kinship by David Haig.

4th April, 2004 

Michelle Scalise Sugiyama reviews Practical Ecocriticism by Glen A. Love.
David Dickins reviews Perception of Faces, Objects, and Scenes: Analytic and Holistic Processes edited by M. A. Peterson and G. Rhodes.
Rainer Kattel reviews Romanticism, Economics and the Question of Culture by Philip Connell.
Maryanne Fisher reviews On Fertile Ground: A Natural History of Human Reproduction by Peter T. Ellison.
Mark Daims reviews Education as Enforcement: The Militarization and Corporatization of Schools edited by Kenneth J. Saltman and David A. Gabbard.
Julian Derry reviews What Is Life? by Erwin Schrödinger.
Mark Daims reviews The Epidemic: The Rot of American Culture, Absentee and Permissive Parenting, and the Resultant Plague of Joyless, Selfish Children by Robert Shaw M.D. with Stephanie Wood.

26 March, 2004

How uncivilized! Reconfiguring narratives of innateness in Murray’s Human Accomplishment by Mark S. Roberts.
Samuel Wasser reviews Monster of God by David Quammen.
Herbert Gintis reviews Why Men Won't Ask for Directions: The Seductions of Sociobiology by Richard C. Francis.
On the Naturalistic Fallacy: A conceptual basis for evolutionary ethics by John Teehan and Christopher diCarlo.

8th February,  2004 

Melvin Konner reviews Evolutionary Psychology and Violence edited by Richard W. Bloom and Nancy Dess.
Andreas Wilke and Rui Mata review How Homo Became Sapiens: On the Evolution of Thinking by Peter Gärdenfors.
Semen Displacement as a Sperm Competition Strategy in Humans by Gordon Gallup and Rebecca Burch.
Behind the evolution of social theory by Marlene Zuk.
Our Huxley by David Barash.
Science gets serious about consciousness by Bernard J. Baars.
Phil Gasper: An Interview with Philip Kitcher.
Logical Media Lunacy by David Edwards and David Cromwell.
On the Edge of Lunacy by George Monbiot.
Why the BBC Ducks the Palestinian Story by Tim Llewellyn.
Reporting the capture of Saddam Hussein: ‘Let there be light’ in Iraq by Dibyesh Anand.
Go Find Me A Way To Do This: How Bush And Blair Chose War And Then Chose The Justification by David Cromwell and David Edwards.

11th January, 2004

James Vaughn Kohl reviews Pheromones and Animal Behaviour: Communication by Smell and Taste by Tristram D. Wyatt.
Fritz Allhoff reviews Darwin’s Cathedral: Evolution, Religion, and the Nature of Society by David Sloan Wilson.

4th January, 2004

The BBC on Hiroshima by David Edwards
Richard Wrangham reviews The Tangled Wing: Biological Constraints on the Human Spirit by Melvin Konner.
Gary Cox reviews Human Nature in Utopia: Zamyatin’s We by Brett Cooke.

2nd January, 2004

My Ideal Curriculum for a Psychology Degree by Robert M. Young.
The Psychodynamics of Eminence, Success, Being Well-Known and Being a Celebrity by Robert M. Young.
The Boundaries of Perversion by Robert M. Young.
Pathological Organisation: An Extremely Problematic Defence by Robert M. Young.
Containment: The Technical and the Tacit in Successful Psychotherapy by Robert M. Young.
The Psychodynamics of Institutions by Robert M. Young.
Group Relations by Robert M. Young.
Bion and Experiences in Groups by Robert M. Young.

1st January, 2004

Beware of Theories of Everything by David Sloan Wilson.
Critical Review of Philip Kitcher’s In Mendel’s Mirror: Philosophical Reflections on Biology by Robert A. Wilson.
Tom Shellberg reviews Fossils, Finches, and Fuegians: Charles Darwin’s Adventures and Discoveries on the Beagle, 1832-1836 by Richard Keynes.
Kofi Ankomah reviews Proudly We Can Be Africans: Black Americans and Africa, 1935 - 1961 by James H. Meriwether.
James Brody reviews Nature’s Magic: Synergy in Evolution and the Fate of Humankind by Peter Corning.
Kofi Ankomah reviews George Soros on Globalization by George Soros.
Christian Perring reviews Healing the Soul in the Age of the Brain: Becoming Conscious in an Unconscious World by Elio Frattaroli.
Mark Daims reviews Liberation's Children: Parents and Kids in a Postmodern Age by Kay S. Hymowitz.
Maria Trochatos reviews The Essential Child: Origins of Essentialism in Everyday Thought by Susan A. Gelman.
George Udny Yule: Statistical Scientist by Richard H. Williams.
James Brody reviews The Evolution of Desire: Strategies of Human Mating by David Buss.
Kofi Ankomah reviews The Assassination of Lumumba by Ludo De Witte.
Mathilde Jacobsen reviews Strawson and Kant edited by H-J. Glock.
Mark Daims reviews Odd Girl Out: The Hidden Culture of Aggression in Girls by Rachel Simmons.

9th December, 2003

The Propaganda Model: A Retrospective by Edward S. Herman.
Propaganda System Number One by Edward S. Herman.
Web of Deceit: Britain's Real Role in the World by Mark Curtis.

17th November, 2003

James Brody reviews Sync: The Emerging Science of Spontaneous Order by Steven Strogatz.
Constantine Sandis reviews The Lost Cause: Causation and the Mind-Body Problem by Celia Green. 
Keith Harris reviews Strangers to Ourselves: Discovering the Adaptive Unconscious by Timothy Wilson. 
Mutual bootstrapping by James Brody.
Thomas Reydon reviews Darwin and Design: Does Evolution Have A Purpose? by Michael Ruse. 
Against retribution by Tom Clark.
On Nature and Nurture by Dustin Penn. 
Wittgenstein meets neuroscience by Axel Kohler.
Tony Landreth reviews Brain-Wise: Studies in Neurophilosophy by Patricia Smith Churchland. 
Marcello Ghin reviews Being No One: The Self-Model Theory of Subjectivity by Thomas Metzinger. 
Elizabeth McCardell reviews How Can Conscious Experiences Affect Brains? by Max Velmans. 

25th October, 2003

The Inner Eye Theory of Laughter: Mindreader Signals Cooperator Value by Wonil Edward Jung.
General Symbol Machines: The First Stage in the Evolution of Symbolic Communication by Thomas E. Dickins.
Literature Teaching Us About Life, and vice versa by David P. Barash.
The First Law of Psychology is the Second Law of Thermodynamics: The Energetic Evolutionary Model of the Mind and the Generation of Human Psychological Phenomena by Peggy La Cerra.

12th October, 2003

The Science of Romance: Response to Petto Review [Letter to the Editor] by Nigel Barber.
Long live nature via nurture! by Iver Mysterud.
Earl Hunt reviews Adaptive Thinking: Rationality in the Real World by Gerd Gigerenzer.

20th September, 2003

Adele Tomlin reviews Evolutionary Aesthetics edited by Eckart Voland and Karl Grammer.
Roy Sugarman reviews The Mutable Brain: Dynamic and Plastic Features of the Developing and Mature Brain edited by Jon H. Kaas.
Neil Greenberg reviews The Executive Brain: Frontal Lobes and the Civilized Mind by Elkhonon Goldberg.
Richard Holdsworth reviews The Gene Illusion: Genetic Research in Psychiatry and Psychology Under the Microscope by Jay Joseph.
The Fallacy of the 50% Concordance Rate for Schizophrenia in Identical Twins by Jonathan Leo.

4th September, 2003

Steve Moxon reviews The Eternal Child: An Explosive New Theory of Human Origins and Behaviour by Clive Bromhall.
Ann Whittle reviews Powers: A Study in Metaphysics by George Molnar, edited by Stephen Mumford.
Mark Daims reviews Raising America: Experts, Parents and a Century of Advice About Children by Ann Hulbert.
Paul Wagner reviews Decisions, Uncertainty, and the Brain: The Science of Neuroeconomics by Paul W. Glimcher.

11th August, 2003

Eduardo Keegan reviews Depression Fallout: The Impact on Couples and What You Can Do to Preserve the Bond by Anne Sheffield.

7th August, 2003

Devin Henry reviews In the Grip of Disease: Studies in the Greek Imagination by G. E. R. Lloyd.
Sam Clark reviews The First Darwinian Left: Socialism and Darwinism 1859-1914 by David Stack.

6th August, 2003

Kofi Ankomah reviews Empire of Capital by Ellen Meiksins Wood.
David Paul reviews The Political Economy of Social Inequalities: Consequences For Health and Quality of Life edited by Vicente Navarro.
Roy Sugarman reviews The Book of Tells by Peter Collett.

5th August, 2003

Alexandre Guilherme reviews On the Origin of Species by Charles Darwin edited by Joseph Carroll.
Vaughan Bell reviews Imagination and its Pathologies edited by James Phillips and James Morley.
We Don’t Know What We’re Doing by Berel Dov Lerner.
Kofi Ankomah reviews Aid to Africa: So Much to Do So Little Done by Carol Lancaster.

4th August, 2003

John Archer reviews Y: The Descent of Men by Steve Jones.
Perspectives on human attachment (pair bonding): Eve’s unique legacy of a canine analogue by Ronald S. Immerman and Wade C. Mackey.
Recent work on the levels of selection problem by Samir Okasha.
Joel Smith reviews Agency and Self Awareness: Issues in Philosophy and Psychology edited by Johannes Roessler and Naomi Eilan.
Mark Daims reviews Does Anybody Else Look Like Me? A Parent’s Guide to Raising Multiracial Children by Donna Jackson Nakazawa.
Kofi Ankomah reviews Global Environment Outlook 3: Past, Present and Future Perspectives by the United Nations Environment Programme.
Wendy Hamblet reviews The Animal Within Us: Lessons From Our Animal Ancestors by Jay D. Glass.

31st July, 2003

The Right to be at Risk by Joseph H. Berke.
Joseph H. Berke reviews To Redeem One Person is to Redeem the World: The Life of Frieda Fromm-Reichman by Gail A. Hornstein.

23rd June, 2003

Piaget, pedagogy, and evolutionary psychology by Jeremy E. C. Genovese.
Mate selection criteria: A trait desirability assessment study of sex differences in Serbia by Bojan Todosijević, Snežana Ljubinković, and Aleksandra Arančić.
Christian Perring reviews Advancing DSM: Dilemmas in Psychiatric Diagnosis edited by Katherine A. Phillips, Michael B. First, and Harold Alan Pincus.
Kofi Ankomah reviews Colonialism and Neocolonialism by Jean-Paul Sartre.
Kenneth Thompson reviews Homicide Survivors: Misunderstood Grievers by Judie A. Bucholz.

18th June, 2003

Fredrik Stjernberg reviews The Cognitive Basis of Science edited by Peter Carruthers, Stephen Stich and Michael Siegal.

10th June, 2003

Peeking Inside the Relationship Mind by Mark R. Leary.

31st May, 2003

Elizabeth McCardell reviews Face Recognition: Cognitive and Computational Processes by Sam S. Rakover and Baruch Cahlon.

30th May, 2003

Michael Bradie reviews What Genes Can’t Do by Lenny Moss.

23rd May, 2003

The maternal dominance hypothesis: questioning Trivers and Willard by Valerie J. Grant.
Ben Dickins reviews Cycles of Contingency: Developmental Systems and Evolution edited by Susan Oyama, Paul E. Griffiths and Russell D. Gray.
Rational dynamics of rivalry by Markus Kemmelmeier.

18th May, 2003

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16th May, 2003

Francis Rumsey reviews A Starving Madness: Tales of Hunger, Hope and Healing in Psychotherapy by Judith Ruskay Rabinor.
Candle Pine by James Brody.
Kofi Ankomah reviews Enhancing Global Governance: Towards A New Diplomacy edited by Andrew F. Cooper, John English and Ramesh Thakur.

15th May, 2003

Stem Cell Politics [Letter to the Editor] by Roger D. Masters.
What, If Anything, Can Be Done About My Anti-Semitism? by Robert M. Young.
Why The Laws of Thought Are, After All, the Laws of (Evolutionary) Logic by William D. Casebeer.
Karl Pearson on Atoms [Letter to the Editor] by Garry J. Tee.
Harry Potter's Oedipal Issues by Kelly Noel-Smith.

14th May, 2003

On the Intellectual Versatility of Karl Pearson by Richard H. Williams, Bruno D. Zumbo, Donald Ross, and Donald W. Zimmerman.

9th May, 2003

Roy Sugarman reviews Looking for Spinoza: Joy, Sorrow and the Feeling Brain by Antonio Damasio.
Racial differences and Jensen on trial by Osmo Tammisalo.
Mark Sergeant reviews The Scent of Eros: Mysteries of Odor in Human Sexuality by James Vaughn Kohl and Robert T. Francoeur.
Roy Sugarman reviews Under the Canopy: The Archaeology of the Tropical Rain Forests edited by Julio Mercader.

8th May, 2003

Sex Isn’t Simple… or, Down With Dichotomies! by Nanelle Barash.
Bojan Todosijević reviews King of the Mountain: The Nature of Political Leadership by Arnold M. Ludwig.
Jack Parsons reviews Quality and Quantity. The Quest for Biological Regeneration in Twentieth-Century France by William H. Schneider.
Keith Harris reviews Driven: How Human Nature Shapes Our Choices by Paul R. Lawrence and Nitin Nohria.

7th May, 2003

Science in Psychotherapy and Clinical Psychology by Roy Sugarman.
Craig Palmer reviews The Ancestress Hypothesis: Visual Art As Adaptation by Kathryn Coe.
Eduardo Keegan reviews The Treatment of Obsessions by Stanley Rachman.

1st May, 2003

Ayahuasca Variations by Bill Benzon.

28th April, 2003

Iraq: The Real Agenda by Michael Albert and Noam Chomsky.
John Hawks reviews The Dawn of Human Culture by Richard Klein and Blake Edgar.
Tony Dickinson reviews Why Smart People Can Be So Stupid edited by Robert J. Sternberg.

22nd April, 2003

Time and Space as 'Necessary Forms of Thought' by Kelly Noel-Smith

31st March, 2003

Meeting one’s twin: Perceived social closeness and familiarity by Nancy Segal, Scott Hershberger, and Sara Arad.
Are there nonverbal cues to commitment? An exploratory study using the zero-acquaintance video presentation paradigm by William M. Brown, Boris Palameta, and Chris Moore.
Rock art in Darwin's cathedral by William Benzon.
A posse of good citizens brings outlaw evolutionists to justice by Craig Palmer and Randy Thornhill.
Confessions of a closet sociobiologist: Personal perspectives on the Darwinian movement in psychology by Irwin Silverman.

24th March, 2003

James M. Donovan reviews Facial Attractiveness: Evolutionary, Cognitive, and Social Perspectives edited by Gillian Rhodes and Leslie A. Zebrowitz.

22nd March, 2003

Dennett and the Darwinizing of Free Will by David P. Barash.
Elizabeth McCardell reviews Adult Crying: A Biopsychosocial Approach. Edited by Ad J. J. M. Vingerhoets and Randolph R. Cornelius.
Thoughts From A Psychologist by Julia Sherman.

21st March, 2003

Symbiosis: Shermer on Sulloway and Wallace by James Brody.
Behold the Paradigm Shift! by Leif Edward Ottesen Kennair.

15th March, 2003

How the Public Sector Got its Contradictions - The Tale of the Paradoxical Primate by Colin Talbot.
Paul Coates reviews Is The Visual World a Grand Illusion? Edited by Alva Noë.
Alison Hills reviews The Nuffield Report on Genetics and Human Behaviour.
Kofi Ankomah reviews Vanishing Borders: Protecting the Planet in the Age of Globalization by Hilary French.

14th March, 2003

John van Wyhe reviews In Darwin’s Shadow: The Life and Science of Alfred Russel Wallace: A Biographical Study on the Psychology of History by Michael Shermer.
Oliver Curry reviews Bounded Rationality: The Adaptive Toolbox edited by Gerd Gigerenzer and Reinhard Selten.
Enzo Ferrara reviews The Antiquity of Man: Artifactual, Fossil and Gene Records Explored by Michael Brass.
Daniele Procida and Carol Jones review Biology at Work: Rethinking Sexual Equality by Kingsley R. Browne.
Neil Levy reviews Freedom Evolves by Daniel C. Dennett.
Jim Kohl reviews The Emperor of Scent: A Story of Perfume, Obsession and the Last Mystery of the Senses by Chandler Burr.

13th March, 2003

Neil Greenberg reviews Up from Dragons: The Evolution of Human Intelligence by John R. Skoyles and Dorian Sagan.
Eric Medcalf reviews Betrayed as Boys: Psychodynamic Treatment of Sexually Abused Men by Richard B. Gartner.
On Discourse, Freedom and the History of Aphasiological Research by André LeBlanc.

12th March, 2003

Scott MacEachern reviews That complex whole: culture and the evolution of human behavior by Lee Cronk.
The French Evolution by James Brody.
Kalman Glantz reviews The End Of The American Era by Charles A. Kupchan.
Has Foundationalism Failed? by Majid Amini.
Charles Spearman: British Behavioral Scientist by Richard H. Williams, Donald W. Zimmerman, Bruno D. Zumbo, and Donald Ross.
Tom Dickins reviews Evolutionary Interpretations of World Politics edited by William R. Thompson.
Kofi Ankomah reviews The High Price of Materialism by Tim Kasser.
Andy Lock reviews The Evolution and Function of Cognition by Felix Goodson.

28th January, 2003

David Smith reviews In Gods We Trust: The Evolutionary Landscape of Religion by Scott Atran.
Susan Martin reviews A Parent’s Guide to Asperger Syndrome and High-Functioning Autism by Sally Ozonoff, Geraldine Dawson, and James McPartland.
David Smith reviews Darwinian Politics. The Evolutionary Origin of Freedom by Paul H. Rubin.
Michael Bradie reviews Genes: A Philosophical Inquiry by Gordon Graham.
Evolutionary psychology: "fashionable ideology" or "new foundation"? by Oliver Curry.
Jack Parsons reviews Darwinian Politics. The Evolutionary Origin of Freedom by Paul H. Rubin.
Daniele Procida reviews Y: The Descent of Men by Steve Jones.
Rebels, Deviants, and Individualists by James Brody.
Benjamin Beit-Hallahmi reviews In Gods We Trust: The Evolutionary Landscape of Religion by Scott Atran.
John Wilkins reviews Beethoven’s Anvil: Music in mind and culture by William L. Benzon.
Constantinos Athanasopoulos reviews Genotype to Phenotype edited by S. Malcolm and J. Goodship.
Yvonne Melia reviews Synaptic Self. How our brains become who we are by Joseph LeDoux.

25th January, 2003

The State of Threat and Psychoanalysis: From the Uncanny that Structures to the Uncanny that Alienates by Janine Puget.

19th January, 2003

Judith Lipton reviews The Tending Instinct: How Nurturing is Essential to Who We Are and How We Live by Shelley E. Taylor.
Ann Dowker reviews How Babies Think: The Science of Childhood by Alison Gopnik, Andrew Meltzoff and Patricia Kuhl.

18th January, 2003

Mark E. Hall reviews The Rhythms of History: A Universal Theory of Civilizations by Stephen Blaha.
Exodus of the Palestinian Christians by Abe W. Ata.

17th January, 2003

An Alternative Paradigm After All? by Leif Edward Ottesen Kennair.
Daniel Nettle reviews Economics as an evolutionary science: From utility to fitness by Arthur E. Gandolfi, Anna S. Gandolfi and David P. Barash.
Keith Harris reviews When culture and biology collide: Why we are stressed, depressed, and self-obsessed by Euclid O. Smith.

16th January, 2003

We're All Animals by David P. Barash.
Bill Casebeer reviews Evolution and the Capacity for Commitment edited by Randolph M. Nesse.

15th January, 2003

The Holy Trinity and the Legacy of the Italian School of Criminal Anthropology by Tony Walsh.

12th December, 2002

Andrew Petto reviews The Science of Romance: Secrets of the Sexual Brain by Nigel Barber.
Lisa Bortolotti reviews Adaptive Thinking: Rationality in the Real World by Gerd Gigerenzer.
Roy Sugarman reviews Psychology by Lewis Barker.
Nigel Hunt reviews Right Hand, Left Hand: The Origins of Asymmetry in Brains, Bodies, Atoms and Cultures by Chris McManus.

9th December, 2002

Free Associations: How Are We To Work With Conflict of Moral Standpoints in the Therapeutic Relationship? by Robert M. Young.

30th November, 2002

True Tales of Kinky Carryings-On by David P. Barash.
Human Relations, Authority, and Justice: 'The Work Group Revisited: Reflections on the Practice of Group Relations' by
David Armstrong.
Human Relations, Authority, and Justice: 'Keep on Moving' by David Armstrong.

28th November, 2002

Don Klein reviews The Creation of Psychopharmacology by David Healy.
Sue McHale reviews Liars, Lovers, and Heroes: What the New Brain Science Reveals About How We Become Who We Are by Steven R. Quartz and Terrence J. Sejnowski.
Free Associations: Metapsychological Formulation: A New Scientific Method of Psychoanalytic Clinical Research and Practice by Harry M. Anderson.

22nd November, 2002

Nigel Hunt reviews Voices of Collective Remembering by James Wertsch.
The vicissitudes of gut feelings by Markus Kemmelmeier.

21st November, 2002

Eduardo Keegan reviews Comprehensive Guide to Interpersonal Psychotherapy by Myrna M. Weissman, John C. Markowitz, and Gerald L. Klerman.
Roy Sugarman reviews Handbook of Parenting, 2nd Edition, Volumes 1-5 edited by Marc H. Bornstein.
Barry Boggs reviews Measuring Psychopathology by Anne Farmer, Peter McGuffin and Julie Williams.

2nd November, 2002

A Trembling Handbook by Mariam Thalos.
Maryanne Fisher reviews A Mind of Her Own: The Evolutionary Psychology of Women by Anne Campbell.
Roy Sugarman reviews The Birth of Pleasure: A New Map of Love by Carol Gilligan.
Jo Nash reviews Cognitive Models and Spiritual Maps edited by Jensine Andersen and Robert K. C. Forman.

1st November, 2002

Neil Levy reviews Genes: A Philosophical Inquiry by Gordon Graham.
The Ethical "Debate" about Genetics by Gordon Graham.

31st October, 2002

Bill Wringe reviews Between Ourselves: Second-person Issues in the Study of Consciousness edited by Evan Thompson.
Human Nature and the Limits of Blank Slateism by Leif Edward Ottesen Kennair.

30th October, 2002

The Origins and Nature of Fundamentalism in Society by Niccolo Caldararo.

18th October, 2002

Nigel Hunt reviews Cross-Cultural Approaches to Research on Aggression and Reconciliation edited by J. Martin Ramirez and Deborah S. Richardson.
Jack Demarest reviews Human Evolutionary Psychology by Louise Barrett, Robin Dunbar, and John Lycett.

17th October, 2002

Colorless Green Homunculi by William L. Benzon.

16th October, 2002

Sugar and Spice and… Nastiness? by Nanelle R. Barash.
Eduardo Keegan reviews Comprehensive Handbook of Psychotherapy Volume 2: Cognitive-Behavioral Approaches edited by F. Kaslow and T. Patterson.

14th October, 2002

Turning the Tables on the Tabula Rasa by David P. Barash.
Introducing Philosophical Psychopathology by Rüdiger Vaas.
Itzhak Levav reviews Psychiatry in Society edited by Norman Sartorius, Wolfgang Gaebel, Juan Jose Lopez-Ibor, and Mario Maj.

10th October, 2002

Unity is Health: An Evolutionary Left by Marek Kohn.

9th October, 2002

Michael Mills reviews Digit Ratio: A Pointer to Fertility, Behavior and Health by John T. Manning.
Roy Sugarman reviews The Churkendoose Anthology: True Stories of Triumph Over Neurological Dysfunction edited by Lisa Brenner.
Christian Perring reviews Psychiatric Diagnosis and Classification edited by Mario Maj, Wolfgang Gaebel, Juan Jose Lopez-Ibor and Norman Sartorius.
Tony Dickinson reviews Dr. Tatiana’s Sex Advice to All Creation by Olivia Judson.

24th September, 2002

Psychoanalysis, Terrorism and Fundamentalism by Robert M. Young.

19th September, 2002

Neil Levy reviews The Biology and Psychology of Moral Agency by William A. Rottschaefer.
Roy Sugarman reviews Why Therapy Doesn’t Work and What We Should Do About It and The Nature of Unhappiness by David Smail.
Megan Whaley reviews Survival of the Prettiest: The Science of Beauty by Nancy Etcoff.

18th September, 2002

Tom Dickins reviews The Imagined World Made Real: Towards a Natural Science of Culture by Henry Plotkin.
Roy Sugarman reviews The Courtship Dance of the Borderline by Anthony Walker.
Mining the Minds of Animals by Nanelle Barash.

17th September, 2002

Benjamin Beit-Hallahmi reviews Soul of Recovery: Uncovering the Spiritual Dimension in the Treatment of Addictions by Christopher D. Ringwald.
Ralph Holloway reviews The Primate Fossil Record edited by W. C. Hartwig.
Nigel Hunt reviews The Nazi Connection: Eugenics, American Racism, and German National Socialism by Stefan Kühl.
Neil Levy reviews Evolutionary Psychology: The Ultimate Origins of Human Behavior by Jack A. Palmer and Linda K. Palmer.
Judith Eve Lipton reviews The Tao of Equus: A Woman’s Journey of Healing and Transformation through the Way of the Horse by Linda Kohanov.
Lewontin’s Living Legacy: Levels of Selection and Organismic Construction of the Environment by Val Dusek.

7th September, 2002

Paul R. Gross reviews The Emergence of Life on Earth: A Historical and Scientific Overview by Iris Fry.
Kalman Glantz reviews Pathologies of Belief edited by Max Coltheart and Martin Davies.
Encoding Altruism: The Art and Science of Interstellar Message Composition [letter to the editor] by Douglas A. Vakoch.
Chris Dowrick reviews The Nature of Unhappiness by David Smail.

23rd August, 2002

Thomas W. Clark reviews The Problem of the Soul: Two Visions of the Mind and How to Reconcile Them by Owen Flanagan.
Sex, Drugs, and Cults by H. Keith Henson.
Evolution and human origins by Bruce Bridgeman.

21st August, 2002

Chris Dowrick reviews Comprehensive Guide to Interpersonal Psychotherapy by Myrna M. Weissman, John C. Markowitz, and Gerald L. Klerman.
Robin Dunbar reviews Mapping Human History: Discovering the Past Through our Genes by Steve Olson.
Elizabeth McCardell reviews How to Solve the Mind-Body Problem by Nicholas Humphrey.

20th August, 2002

True (altruistic) love is hard to find by Markus Kemmelmeier.
Neil Levy reviews Evolutionary Origins of Morality edited by Leonard D. Katz.
Yvonne Melia reviews From the Ashes of Experience. Reflections on Madness, Survival and Growth edited by Phil Barker, Peter Campbell and Ben Davidson.
Roy Sugarman reviews Cutting-Edge Medicine: What Psychiatrists Need to Know edited by Nada L. Stotland.

19th August, 2002

Ancient DNA and Human origins: The role of gene sequence variation in the species concept by Niccolo Caldararo.
Linked: Barabasi ratifies Kauffman, demotes the social gene by James Brody.

18th August, 2002

A Reply to Val Dusek [letter to the editor] by David P. Barash.

22nd July, 2002

Benjamin Beit-Hallahmi reviews Religion Explained: The Human Instincts That Fashion Gods, Spirits and Ancestors by Pascal Boyer.
Chris Dowrick reviews Depression is a Choice: Winning the Battle Without Drugs by A. B. Curtiss.
Mark Sergeant reviews Maternal Personality, Evolution and the Sex Ratio: Do Mothers Control the Sex of the Infant? by Valerie J. Grant.

11th July, 2002

Response to 'Grappling with the Ghost of Gould' by David P. Barash [letter to the editor] by Milford H. Wolpoff and Rachel Caspari.
Guide to the Internet for Psychotherapists and Psychoanalysts by Robert M. Young.

9th July, 2002

Jim Rossi reviews Globalization and Its Discontents by Joseph Stiglitz.
Grappling with the Ghost of Gould by David P. Barash.
Paul Rubin reviews Sense and Nonsense: Evolutionary Perspectives on Human Nature by Kevin N. Laland and Gillian R. Brown.
Ann Dowker reviews Language and Thought: Interdisciplinary Themes edited by Peter Carruthers and Jill Boucher.
Don Brown reviews The Great Disruption: Human Nature and the Reconstitution of the Social Order by Francis Fukuyama.

25th June, 2002

When Freedom Becomes the Oppressive Other by John Scanlan.
Jack Parsons reviews Telling Lies. Clues to Deceit in the Marketplace, Politics, and Marriage by Paul Ekman.
Michael Bradie reviews Thinking About Evolution: Historical, Philosophical, and Political Perspectives edited by Rama S. Singh, Costas B. Krimbas, Diane B. Paul, and John Beatty.
Bojan Todosijević reviews Survival of the Prettiest: The Science of Beauty by Nancy Etcoff.
Dan O'Brien reviews The Emergence of Consciousness edited by Anthony Freeman.
Michael J. Downes reviews The Dangerous Passion: Why Jealousy is as Necessary as Love or Sex by David M. Buss.
H. John Caulfield reviews The Conscious Mind: In Search of a Fundamental Theory by David Chalmers.

19th June, 2002

Dahlia W. Zaidel and Vernon L. Quinsey review Sex and Cognition by Doreen Kimura.
Eduardo Keegan reviews Treating Chronic and Severe Mental Disorders: A Handbook of Empirically Supported Treatments edited by Stefan G. Hofmann and Martha C. Tompson.
James M. Rossi reviews After Capitalism: From Managerialism to Workplace Democracy by Seymour Melman.

11th June, 2002

Robert S. Corruccini reviews Evolving Health: The Origins of Illness and How the Modern World is Making Us Sick by Noel T. Boaz.
David Rowe Counts Teeth by James Brody.
Comment on David Barash, review of Geoffrey Miller, The Mating Mind [letter to the editor] by Robert Darby.

5th June, 2002

Leif Edward Ottesen Kennair reviews Evolutionary Explanations of Human Behaviour by John H. Cartwright.
Brian Jackson reviews Rocks of Ages: Science and Religion in the Fullness of Life by Stephen Jay Gould.
Andrew Petto reviews What It Means to be 98% Chimpanzee: Apes, People, and Their Genes by Jonathan Marks.
Herbert Gintis reviews Sense & Nonsense: Evolutionary Perspectives on Human Behaviour by Kevin N. Laland and Gillian R. Brown.

13th May 2002

The Possible Origin of Culture by Andrew J. Lock
What's A Brain For? by David P. Barash.

4th May, 2002

Stephanie D. Preston reviews Breakdown of Will by George Ainslie.
The Spiritual Transformation Scientific Research Program [letter to the editor] by Solomon H. Katz.
Companions in Crime: A Biosocial Perspective by Tony Walsh.
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1st May, 2002

Scott MacEachern reviews The Emperor's New Clothes: Biological Theories of Race at the Millennium by Joseph L. Graves.
Roger D. Masters reviews Stress at Work: A Sociological Perspective by Chris L. Peterson.
Peter Frost reviews Desolate Landscapes: Ice-Age Settlement in Eastern Europe by John F. Hoffecker.
Amy Ione reviews The Establishment of Science in America: 150 Years of the American Association for the Advancement of Science by Sally Gregory Kohlstedt, Michael M. Sokal, and Bruce V. Lewenstein.

17th April, 2002

Gary L. Brase reviews Conceptual Challenges in Evolutionary Psychology: Innovative Research Strategies edited by Harmon R. Holcomb III.
The Biology of the Masses: A Review of Medin and Atran's Folkbiology by William D. Casebeer.

10th April, 2002

Epistemology among the Lumpers and Splitters by Bert Gold.
Evolutionary Developmental Psychopathology by Ian Pitchford.

5th April, 2002

Anthony Campbell reviews The Darwinian Revolution: Science Red in Tooth and Claw by Michael Ruse.
Duncan Double reviews Great Feuds in Medicine by Hal Hellman.
Sapolsky and Joe Conrad Do Africa by James Brody.

28th March, 2002

C. Loring Brace reviews The Riddled Chain: Chance, Coincidence and Chaos in Human Evolution by Jeffrey K. McKee.

2lst March, 2002

Eduardo Keegan reviews The Nature of Grief by John Archer.

18th March, 2002

Matt Ridley responds to 'Alas poor evolutionary psychology' by Robert Kurzban.
Keith S. Harris reviews The Mind Doesn't Work That Way by Jerry Fodor.

14th March, 2002

John D. Wagner reviews The Mating Mind: How Sexual Choice Shaped the Evolution of Human Nature by Geoffrey Miller
Alas Poor Evolutionary Psychology: Unfairly Accused, Unjustly Condemned by Robert Kurzban.

11th March, 2002

Claudia Bukszpan Rutherford reviews Mad in America: Bad Science, Bad Medicine, and the Enduring Mistreatment of the Mentally Ill by Robert Whitaker.
Craig T. Palmer reviews Altruistically Inclined? The Behavioral Sciences, Evolutionary Theory, and the Origins of Reciprocity by Alexander J. Field.

10th March, 2002

Lynn O'Connor reviews A General Theory of Love by Thomas Lewis, Fari Amini, and Richard Lannon.

26th February, 2002

Dylan Evans reviews The Mind Made Flesh: Frontiers of Psychology and Evolution by Nicholas Humphrey.

21st February, 2002

Desmond Fearnley-Sander reviews The Symbolic Species: The Co-evolution of Language and the Brain by Terrence W. Deacon.
Druin Burch reviews Uncle Tungsten: Memories of a Chemical Boyhood by Oliver Sacks.

13th February, 2002

Larry Trask reviews The Atoms of Language: The Mind’s Hidden Rules of Grammar by Mark C. Baker.

7th February, 2002

'The End of the Beginning' by Daniel Jones.

31st January, 2002

John Morrison reviews Libidan by P. J. Goddard.

21st January, 2002

Paul R. Gross reviews Dawkins vs. Gould: Survival of the Fittest by Kim Sterelny.

15th January, 2002

Evolutionary psychology: An emerging integrative perspective within the science and practice of psychology by Leif Edward Ottesen Kennair.
C. Loring Brace reviews The Monkey in the Mirror; Essays on the Science of What Makes Us Human by Ian Tattersall.

10th January, 2002

Lynn E. O'Connor reviews Creating Mental Illness by Allan V. Horwitz.
Leif Edward Ottesen Kennair reviews Human Nature and the Limits of Science by John Dupré.

1st January, 2002

Daniel Nettle reviews Dawkins vs. Gould: Survival of the Fittest by Kim Sterelny.
Herbert Gintis reviews Dawkins vs. Gould: Survival of the Fittest by Kim Sterelny.

28th December, 2001

Robert M. Young: The Unconscious in the Therapeutic Process
Robert M. Young: Love: From Libido Theory to Object Relations

16th December, 2001

Benjamin Beit-Hallahmi reviews Freud and Psychoanalysis by Nick Rennison

8th November, 2001

The Rise and Fall of American Psychosomatic Medicine by Theodore M. Brown.                                                              
The Growth of George Engel's Biopsychosocial Model by Theodore M. Brown.
The Historical and Conceptual Foundations of the Rochester Biopsychosocial Model  by Theodore M. Brown.
Review of Avital, E. & Jablonka, E. (2001). Animal traditions: Behavioural inheritance in evolution. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press by Herbert Gintis.

5th November, 2001

The New War Against Terror by Noam Chomsky.
The Origins of Violence: Is Psychopathy an Adaptation? by Ian Pitchford.

23rd October, 2001

Children of a White God: A Study of Racist "Christian" Theologies by Matthew C. Ogilvie.

26th September, 2001

Robert Young  Fundamentalism

2nd September, 2001

Robert Young  Meritocracy: A Critique Essay review of The Big Test: The Secret History of the American Meritocracy by Nicholas Lemann.
Robert Young  The House of Trauma 

2nd July, 2001

Jo Nash  The Thinking Body: A Feminist Review of Melanie Klein  PhD Thesis in full.

12th May 2001

  Meg Harris-Williams 'The Tiger and 'O'  

25th April 2001

  Margot Waddell 'The Long Weekend'  Essay Review of The Long Week-end 1897-1919: Part of a Life by W. R. Bion.

2nd April 2001

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31st  March 2001

  Margot Waddell 'Living in Two Worlds: Psychodynamic Theory and Social Work Practice'
  Margot Waddell and Gianna Williams 'Reflections on Perverse States of Mind' 

28th March, 2001

Marilyn Charles - 'A "Confusion of Tongues": Difficulties in Conceptualizing Development in Psychoanalytic Theory

12th February 2001

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1st December 2000

  Kleinian Studies  E Journal

10th November 2000

Robert M. Young: Lincoln, Mandela and the Depressive Position

27th May 2000

Robert M. Young: Science and the Humanities in the Understanding of Human Nature

2nd April 2000

Robert M. Young: The Role of the Internet in the Theory and Practice of Human Relations

31 March 2000

Robert M. Young: Harold Searles

20th January, 2000

Robert M. Young: Melanie Klein 1  
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8th January, 2000

Robert M. Young: Locating and Relocating Psychoanalytic Ideas of Sexuality

22nd December, 1999

Robert M. Young: The Meanings of Darwinism: Then and Now

10th September, 1999

Robert M. Young: Review of 'The Clinical Thinking of Wilfred Bion' by Joan and Neville Symington
Robert M. Young: 'What does psychoanalysis have to offer the newly-democratising countries?'
Mary Ashwin: 'Cronos and his children: Envy and reparation'

1st September, 1999

Free Associations: Mary Ashwin 'An exploration of envy in relationship to concepts of sin'

20th August, 1999

Free Associations: Chris Wood - Review of 'Sister Mary: A Story of a Healing Relationship', by Nini Herman

14th August, 1999

Science as Culture: 'Fatal Inheritance: Mormon Eugenics' by Linda Walker

22nd July, 1999

Robert M. Young: 'New Ideas about the Oedipus Complex'
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23rd June, 1999

Free Associations: 'Oedipus  and  His  Human  Destiny' by Eva Maria Migliavacca

18th June, 1999

Free Associations:  'Our Need of Taboo: Pictures of Violence and Mourning Difficulties' by Andrzej Webart
Science as Culture: Review of Roger Smith's 'The Fontana History of the Human Sciences'  by Nick Crossley
Burying Freud: 'Psychoanalysis and cognitive science' by Robert E. Haskell
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15th April, 1999

Free Associations: 'Victims, Perpetrators and Healers at the Truth and Reconciliation Commission' by Trevor Lubbe'
Free Associations:  'Hedda Gabbler, Psychoanalysis and the Space of (the) Play' by Nigel Hand

23rd March, 1999

Free Associations: 'Ethical Dilemmas of the Psycho-analytical Biographer' by Brett Kahr

9th February, 1999

Book Chapter: 'The Crucible of Creation' by Simon Conway Morris

18th January, 1999

Robert M. Young: Dumbing Down? Publishing, the Media and the Internet
Robert M. Young: Human Nature, Psychotherapy and the Law: Issues of Violence and Racism
Robert M. Young: Group and Institutional Dynamics
Robert M. Young: The Curious Place of Psychoanalysis in the Academy
Robert M. Young: Between Nosology and Narrative: Where Should We Be?

30th December, 1998

Psychoanalysis and the Public Sphere: Annual Conference 1999
Robert M. Young: 'Postmodernism and the Subject; Pessimism of the Will'

22nd November, 1998

Book Chapter: 'Fashionable Nonsense' by Alan Sokal and Jean Bricmont
Book Chapter: 'Becoming Human' by Ian Tattersall
Robert M. Young: 'What is Psychoanalytic Studies?'
Discussion Forum: Object-Relations@Human-Nature.Net
Discussion Forum: Europsych@Human-Nature.Net

13th November, 1998

Book Chapter: 'The Biotech Century' by Jeremy Rifkin
Darwin and Darwinism: 'Sex, Status and President Clinton' by Timothy Mason
Now Available: 'Male, Female: The Evolution of Human Sex Differences' by David Geary

The Autobiography of Charles Darwin31st October, 1998 - Darwin Week at Human-Nature.Com

NEW: 'Against All Reason' website joins Human-Nature.Com
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Science as Culture: 'Complexity Theory and Management Practice' by Jonathan Rosenhead
Download: 'On the Origin of Species' by Charles Darwin
Online Book: 'Discourse on the Method Of Rightly Conducting the Reason, and Seeking Truth in the Sciences' by René Descartes
Online Book: 'The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature' by William James
Online Book: 'Proposed Roads to Freedom' by Bertrand Russell
Online Book: 'History of the Warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom' by Andrew Dickson White
Archive: 'On the Law that has Regulated the Introduction of New Species' by Alfred Russel Wallace
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Online Book: 'On the Origin of Species' by Charles Darwin'
Online Book: 'The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals' by Charles Darwin
Online Book: 'The Voyage of the Beagle' by Charles Darwin
Online Book: 'The Descent of Man' by Charles Darwin
Online Book: 'Autobiography and Selected Essays' by Thomas Henry Huxley
Discussion Forum: Evolution@Human-Nature-Net
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16th October 1998

Robert M. Young: 'Being A Kleinian Is Not Straightforward'
Books and Reviews: Evolution at the New York Review of Books
Review Article: 'A Civil War in the Mind' by Naomi Gesinger
Interview: Seal Press's Best Selling Book - After 15 Years
Recommended Title: 'The Prehistory of the Mind' by Steven Mithen
Recommended Title: 'Unto Others: The Evolution and Psychology of Unselfish Behaviour by Elliott Sober and David Sloan Wilson

7th October 1998 - Freud Week at Human-Nature.Com

Article: 'Freud's Deterministic Assumptions' by Malcolm Macmillan
Why Freud Was Wrong Article: Jonathan Lear: 'A Counterblast in the War on Freud: The Shrink Is In'
Article: Frederick Crews: Reply to A Counterblast in the War on Freud
Article: 'Jeffrey Masson and Freud's Seduction Theory: A New Fable Based on Old Myths' by Allen Esterson
Article: 'Masson's Account of the Prehistory of the Seduction Theory' by Allen Esterson
Article: 'Freud's "Reproduction" of Sexual Scenes' by Allen Esterson
Article: 'Unconscious Phantasies' by Allen Esterson
Article: 'The Burying of Freud and the Quest for Sensual Identity' by Bernard X. Bovasso
Article: 'Confessions of a Freud Basher' by Frederick Crews
Article: 'Unconscious Deeps and Empirical Shallows' by Frederick Crews
The Unauthorized Freud by Frederick Crews Article: 'Grünbaum versus Crews' by Eric Gillett
Article: 'Eagle versus Crews' by Eric Gillett
Article: 'The Assault on Freud' by Jeremy Holmes
Article: 'Freud-Baiting' by Paul Williams
Article: 'Tallis on Freud' by John O'Neil
Article: 'Freud: Scientist and/or Humanist?' by Robert M. Young
Article: 'Darwin, Marx, Freud and the Foundations of the Human Sciences' by Robert M. Young
Review: Malcolm Macmillan, 'Freud Evaluated: The Completed Arc' Reviewed by Frederick Crews
Review: Richard Webster, 'Why Freud Was Wrong' Reviewed by T. J. G. Kendall
Review: Peter Gay 'Freud: A Life for Our Time' Reviewed by Robert M. Young
Online Book Chapter: 'Victims of Memory' by Mark Pendergrast

4th October, 1998

NEW: Online Dictionary of Mental Health now at Human-Nature.Com
Article: 'Sex, Lies and Gossip' by Michael Shermer
Article 'Proof of Evolutionary Psychology's Assumptions' by Michael Shermer
Review: John Gedo, 'Spleen and Nostalgia: A Life and Work in Psychoanalysis' Reviewed by Douglas Kirsner
Article: 'Reflections on the Science Wars' by Norman Levitt
Recommended Title: 'Our Babies, Ourselves' by Meredith Small
Recommended Title: 'The Shadow University: The Betrayal of Liberty on America's Campuses' by Alan Charles Kors, Harvey A. Silverglate

29th September, 1998

Article: 'Understanding Subjectivity: Global Workspace Theory and the Resurrection of the Observing Self' by Bernard J. Baars
Review Article: 'Nature vs. Nurture: Can't We All Just Get Along?' by Ron Lightner
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27th September, 1998

Article: JCS Editors: 'The Future of Consciousness Studies'
Article: Galen Strawson: 'The Self'
Interview: Going to Pieces with Mark Epstein
Science as Culture: Mailing List Archives November, 1995   - August, 1998
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25th September, 1998

Interview: The Purpose of Understanding - Interview with Edward O. Wilson
Interview: What's In Your Head Is In Your Genes - Interview with Dean Hamer
Robert M. Young: 'The Conceptual Foundations of the Human Sciences'
Human Relations, Authority and Justice: 'Value, Social Identity and Household Consumption Practices: A Bulgarian Case Study' by Sophie Chevalier

23rd September, 1998

Online Book: 'Psychoanalytic Aesthetics: The British School' by Nicola Glover
Free Associations: 'Life Among the Analysts' by Douglas Kirsner

19th September, 1998

Article: Vesna Bonac: 'Perception or Fantasy? A New Clinical Theory of Transference'
Article: David J. Chalmers: 'Facing Up to the Problem of Consciousness'
Article: Daniel C. Dennett: 'Facing Backwards on the Problem of Consciousness'
Books & Reviews: 'Moral Relatives' by Brian Bruya
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Books & Reviews: 'Talking About Our Evolution' by John J. Miller
Interview: 'What's So Special About Being Human?' - Interview with Ian Tattersall
Recommended Title:  'Brave New Worlds: Staying Human in the Genetic Future' by Brian Appleyard

16th September, 1998

Article: Jonathan Lear: 'A Counterblast in the War on Freud: The Shrink Is In'
Article: Frederick Crews: Reply to A Counterblast in the War on Freud
Books: Top 50 Titles in Evolution
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12th September, 1998

Books & Reviews: Daniel Burston's 'The Wing of Madness' reviewed by Douglas Kirsner
Recommended Title: 'Unauthorized Freud' by Frederick Crews

5th September, 1998

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29th August, 1998

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Online Book Chapters: 'Male, Female: The Evolution of Human Sex Differences' by David Geary
Recommended Title: 'The Emotional Brain' by Joseph Ledoux

22nd August, 1998

Science as Culture: 'W. H. R. Rivers: A Founding Father Worth Remembering' by Paul Whittle
Science as Culture: 'The Place of the 1898 Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to the Torres Straits in the History of British Social Anthropology' by Keith Hart
Science as Culture: 'Revisiting Basic Colour Terms' by Barbara Saunders
Recommended Title: 'How the Mind Works' by Steven Pinker

15th August, 1998

Official launch of Human-Nature.Com
Science as Culture: 'Political Economy at Nature' by Julio Muñoz-Rubio
Science as Culture: 'On Darwinian Discourse' by Julio Muñoz-Rubio
Science as Culture: 'Sociobiology Sanitized' by Val Dusek
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