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

Meeting Time: 
MW
Location: 
DEN
SLN: 
11098
Instructor:
Alex Hill
Alexander K. 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. Prerequisite: BIO A 201
Department Requirements: 
Anthropology of Globalization Option
Human Evolutionary Biology Option
GE Requirements: 
Individuals and Societies (I&S)
Natural World (NW)
Credits: 
5.0
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
January 24, 2018 - 9:01pm