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Philosophy of behavioral biology

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    Chapter 1 The Philosophy of Behavioral Biology
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    Chapter 2 Knowledge for What? Monist, Pluralist, Pragmatist Approaches to the Sciences of Behavior
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    Chapter 3 Genome Wide Association Studies of Behavior are Social Science
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    Chapter 4 Genetic Traits and Causal Explanation
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    Chapter 5 From Cell-Surface Receptors to Higher Learning: A Whole World of Experience
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    Chapter 6 Re-Conceiving Nonhuman Animal Knowledge Through Contemporary Primate Cognitive Studies
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    Chapter 7 Evolving the Future: Sketching a Science of Intentional Change
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    Chapter 8 Human Artistic Behaviour: Adaptation, Byproduct, or Cultural Group Selection?
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    Chapter 9 Sensory Exploitation: Underestimated in the Evolution of Art As Once in Sexual Selection Theory?
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    Chapter 10 Heuristic Evolutionary Psychology
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    Chapter 11 Evolutionary Psychology and the Problem of Neural Plasticity
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    Chapter 12 Free Will, Compatibilism, and the Human Nature Wars: Should We Be Worried?
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    Chapter 13 Altruistic Emotional Motivation: An Argument in Favour of Psychological Altruism
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    Chapter 14 The Neurobiology of Altruistic Punishment: A Moral Assessment of its Social Utility
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    Chapter 15 Behavioral Traits, the Intentional Stance, and Biological Functions: What Neuroscience Explains
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    Chapter 16 From Reactive to Endogenously Active Dynamical Conceptions of the Brain
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Chapter title
Human Artistic Behaviour: Adaptation, Byproduct, or Cultural Group Selection?
Chapter number 8
Book title
Philosophy of Behavioral Biology
Published by
Springer, Dordrecht, January 2012
DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-1951-4_8
Book ISBNs
978-9-40-071950-7, 978-9-40-071951-4

Johan De Smedt, Helen De Cruz

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Country Count As %
Unknown 9 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 2 22%
Researcher 2 22%
Lecturer 1 11%
Professor 1 11%
Student > Master 1 11%
Other 2 22%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 4 44%
Arts and Humanities 2 22%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 1 11%
Environmental Science 1 11%
Neuroscience 1 11%
Other 0 0%