"The Moral Animal, Why We Are the Way We Are: The New Science of Evolutionary Psychology" by Robert Wright.

"A brilliant and troubling attempt to look into who we really are...Wright's book constantly goads the reader to introspection, to fresh perspectives about one's choices and place in society... A subtle and stimulating interpretation that deserves wide debate." The Boston Globe

I haven't finished reading it yet but so far it beautifully elaborates and adds to the arguments and theories Darwin presented throughout his lifetime concerning evolution. It is also very well cited. I will try to do a review once I have finished. Most likely to be very soon since I can't seem to put this one down. :-)

Anybody else reading/read this?

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Comment by Reggie on December 23, 2009 at 1:01pm
Sounds interesting. I'm not reading it now, but may find myself reading it in the future!
Comment by Lyndi Rogers on December 23, 2009 at 2:20pm
Thank you for the recommendations and advice earlier!
Comment by Lyndi Rogers on December 24, 2009 at 4:46am
Nope. Are you recommending it? :-)
Comment by Andy Mills on May 24, 2011 at 6:11am

Desmond Morris's Naked Ape is great,one of the first to look at humans without the sentimentality.

Derren Brown's Tricks of the Mind;

Actually I'll give you a link to a great page...

http://derrenbrown.co.uk/dbstore/recommended-reading/

 

Enjoy.

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