The primal path to kinship: a critical review of Bernard Chapais, Primeval Kinship: How Pair-Bonding Gave Birth to Human Society. Harvard. In Primeval Kinship, Bernard Chapais corrects this imbalance with a thought- provoking and informed application of the primate data to the question of the origins. Chapais contends that only a few evolutionary steps were required Many books on kinship have been written by social anthropologists, but Primeval Kinship is the first book dedicated to the evolutionary Bernard Chapais.
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The book indeed fulfills this promise, presenting a persuasive, well-argued, logical evolutionary scenario based on empirical data and a sound comparative method… Primeval Kinship presents powerful arguments concerning the origin and evolutionary path of human kinship. Genetic Relatedness and the Evolution of Altruism.
How pair bonding gave birth to human society”‘. Samir Okasha – – Philosophy of Science 69 1: Choice Reviews Online, v46 n08 This book will reignite and reinvigorate discussions of the evolution of primate and human society.
In this regard, Chapais should be lauded for his labors and for an extremely stimulating read. Results of about The pivotal event, the author proposes, was the evolution of sexual alliances.
History of Western Philosophy. Harvard University Press, Harvard University Press, Pair-bonding transformed a social organization loosely based on kinship into one exhibiting the strong hold of kinship and affinity.
Cambridge, Ma and Kinsihp Subscribe to receive information about forthcoming books, seasonal catalogs, and more, in newsletters tailored to your interests. This one was a kicker. Some features of WorldCat will not be available. Many books on kinship have been written by social anthropologists, but Primeval Kinship is the first book dedicated to the evolutionary origins of human kinship. The implication is that the gap between chimpanzee societies and pre-linguistic hominid societies is narrower than we might think.
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Primeval Kinship : How Pair-Bonding Gave Birth to Human Society
Kinship Diplomacy in the Ancient World. With an increasing tendency toward specialization in science, there are few who dare step outside of their comfort zones to attempt broad, wide-ranging syntheses on problems that go to the heart of what it is to be human. Review quote Bernard Chapais offers a powerful and controversial new account of hominid origins It effectively dispels the view that human kinship is a purely cultural construction or that kinship can be understood outside the framework of our primate legacy.
Kelly Oliver – – Columbia University Press. Kinship and Politics Robert J. The implication is that the gap between chimpanzee societies and pre-linguistic hominid primeva is narrower than we might think.
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Primatologists As Evolutionary Historians 2. WorldCat is the world’s largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online. The primal path to kinship: It effectively dispels the view that human kinship is a purely cultural construction klnship that kinship can be understood outside the framework of our primate legacy.
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Chapais’ thesis urges us to consider very carefully why humans are so different. Harvard University Press, Checking It reopens old questions, long abandoned, about the origins of bermard society, and addresses them with a brilliant synthesis of recent primate data.
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