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En-claves del pensamiento

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GARCIA CAMPOS, Jonathan. Algunos presupuestos teóricos detrás de la psicología evolucionista y sus críticos. En-clav. pen [online]. 2010, vol.4, n.8, pp. 11-28. ISSN 1870-879X.

An important assumption in the recent cognitive psychology is that the studies of how the human beings reason should take evolutionary ideas into account. The evolutionary psychology is a theoretic project that shares this assumption. In this paper, I critically examine this psychological project. After presenting some of the central hypotheses defended by evolutionary psychologists, I will explore some objections to them. My purpose, however, is not assessing criticisms of evolutionary psychology, but to show some assumptions behind the debate between evolutionary psychologists and their critics.

Palabras llave : psychology; evolution; reasoning; philosophy of science.

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