You bash the feild of philosophy (based on nothing) but offer no actual counter to Smith’s criticisms of evolutionary psychology. Saying “Philosophy is bad, therefore a philosopher criticizing Evolutionary Psychology strengthens E.P.,” is absurd. It’s actually, legitimately irrational. You could use course on Logic you…
That’s exactly her point. We have zero idea about human psychology before writing was a thing, and we have precious little understanding about it after that. Evo Psych assumes that what we see in modern civilized college students is equivalent to hunters on the savanna with no actual proof that this is the case. It… Read more
Most of human history was not capitalism. That is a fairly new invention, originally a set of privileges from a monarch. It is part of what we rebelledd against in the American revolution, unfair advantages given to corporate charters over citizens, and why corporate charters are not anywhere in the Constitution. Read more
Actual ignorant and apparently very proud to not understand, let alone know anything about philosophy. As if dismissing a huge and very old field in its entirety would make you interesting.
Aside from the fact that it seems pretty clear that humans have almost zero hard-wired complex behaviors, the fact that evolutionary biology tends to study english speaking (usually white, middle class adjacent, youngsters) and then attempt to extrapolate the behaviors to all humans ... of all ages ... from all… Read more
EvoPsych is just one of those subjects, like Austrian economics and intelligent design, that academia as a group needs to suppress in order to keep their legitimacy. They are transparently funded by white billionaires and function solely as the academic wing of their political propaganda machine. Read more
My guess is that you’re kinda upset because someone is critiquing a field that is known for its open sexism and racism.