2017-2018 College Catalog 
    
    Aug 15, 2018  
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ANTH 17 THE BIOLOGICAL EVOLUTION OF HUMAN NATURE


3 Units 3 hours lecture
Transfers: CSU, UC
An analysis of what it is to be human based on the works of Lamarck, Darwin, Spencer and others core to the development of natural selection and biological determinism. Works through the concepts of the 20th century, including social Darwinism through the current trends in the evolutionary study of human behavior. Particular emphasis will be placed on the evolution of cooperation and the interaction of biological adaptation and culture in human biological and socio-cultural diversity.
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