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by Adam Kuper

Author: Adam Kuper
Subcategory: Social Sciences
Language: English
Publisher: Harvard University Press; First Edition edition (March 1, 1994)
Pages: 286 pages
Category: Other
Rating: 4.9
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The great debates about human origins, cultural history, and human nature confront us with two opposing images of. .

The great debates about human origins, cultural history, and human nature confront us with two opposing images of human beings. In The Chosen Primate, Adam Kuper reframes these debates and reconsiders the fundamental questions of anthropology. Balancing biological and cultural perspectiv The great debates about human origins, cultural history, and human nature confront us with two opposing images of human beings

THE CHOSEN PRIMATE: HUMAN NATURE and CULTURAL DIVERSITY, by Adam Kuper.

THE CHOSEN PRIMATE: HUMAN NATURE and CULTURAL DIVERSITY, by Adam Kuper. Bibliographic Citation. Politics and the Life Sciences 1996 September; 15(2): 363- 366.

The Chosen Primate: Human. has been added to your Cart . Kuper's central theme is that anthropology has told us a lot about human behavior.

The Chosen Primate is also a fascinating narrative of the history of the people and places that have shaped anthropology, taking us to Olduvai Gorge with the Leakeys, the Kalahari with the Marshalls, and Samoa with Margaret Mead.

ISBN13: 9780674128262.

Human Nature and Cultural Diversity. Adam Kuper’s new book is a welcome contribution-broad in scope, contemporary in ideas, knowledgeable and critical at all turns, opinionated, and eminently readabl. uper’s central theme is that anthropology has told us a lot about human behavior and human nature, and that by implication the casual dismissal of anthropology on the part of the hyperbiologically minded is unwis. very fine book indeed.

Christopher Pinney Times Higher Education Supplement It has been rather a while since a good integrative, synthetic work on the nature of human biological and cultural variation has appeared. Kuper's central theme is that anthropology. the crudest of ways, The Chosen Primate is long overdue and very much needed. Mark Ridley Nature An extremely well-written, clear, and concise treatise on the debates surrounding the issues of human origins, human nature, and human diversity.

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In The Chosen Primate, Adam Kuper reframes these debates and reconsiders the fundamental questions of anthropology. The great debates about human origins, cultural history, and human nature confront us with two opposing images of human beings.

The great debates about human origins, cultural history, and human nature confront us with two opposing images of human beings. One view emphasizes biology, the other emphasizes culture as the foundation of human behavior. In The Chosen Primate, Adam Kuper reframes these debates and reconsiders the fundamental questions of anthropology. Balancing biological and cultural perspectives, Kuper reviews our beliefs about human origins, the history of human culture, genes and intelligence, the nature of the gender differences, and the foundations of human politics.