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 chpaais this promise, presenting a persuasive, well-argued, logical evolutionary scenario based on empirical data and a sound comparative method It reopens old questions, long abandoned, about the origins of human society, and addresses them with a brilliant synthesis of recent primate data.

Kinship and Evolved Psychological Dispositions. Chapais has demonstrated that primatology is now positioned to make significant contributions to the study of human kinship. From the Publisher via CrossRef no proxy link.

Evolution of Phenomena in Philosophy of Biology. This work will undoubtedly open further debate and inspire further research. Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x Biology and Philosophy 25 1: The implication is that the gap between chimpanzee societies and pre-linguistic hominid societies is narrower than we might think. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.


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His reasoned and careful chaoais of the primate primecal provides considerable food for thought about how and why we have come to be the way we are. Genetic Relatedness and the Evolution of Altruism. Search WorldCat Find items in libraries near you. Beyond the Local Group: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.

Chapais contends that only a few evolutionary steps were required to bridge the gap between the kinship structures of our closest relatives-chimpanzees and bonobos-and the human kinship configuration. Subscribe to receive information about forthcoming books, seasonal catalogs, and more, in newsletters tailored to your interests. Ernest Gellner – – Philosophy of Science 30 3: Other editions – View all Primeval kinship: Harvard University Press Amazon.

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