BIO A 372 A: Uses And Abuses Of Evolutionary Views Of Human Behavior

Meeting Time: 
MWF 10:30am - 11:50am
Location: 
SAV 131
SLN: 
11202
Instructor:
Alex Hill
Alex Hill
Catalog Description: 
Interaction of human behavior and biology as it has been interpreted within an evolutionary framework. Discusses various challenges to Darwinian theory, particularly Lamarckism and creationism. Topics include biological determinism as exemplified by racism, myths of human origins, the clash between biological and cultural determinism, and modern genetics and behavior.
GE Requirements: 
Individuals and Societies (I&S)
Natural World (NW)
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
October 5, 2016 - 9:10pm