Final AK

In The New York Times editorial by David Brooks entitled "Human Nature Today" (June 25, 2009), why does Brooks take issue with the claims of evolutionary psychology? Do you think most informed Americans would agree with his critique of evolutionary psychology? Provide examples from any of your reading, your conversations with other Americans or your experience to support your evaluation of the author's assertion.

"Beauty Before Brains" by Sharon Begley in Newsweek (July 14, 2009)

"What's In a Word?" by Sharon Begley at Newsweek (July 9, 2009)

"Evolutionary Psychology" definition in Wikipedia (Aug. 24, 2006)


Finals should be e-mailed to me by Sunday July 19, 2009 at 6:00 PM PST