Uhlmann, Allon J
The application of sociobiology to humans, a field to which I shall refer here as human
sociobiology, gained recognition in the mid 1970s in Edward O. Wilson’s 1975 Sociobiology: The New
Synthesis (ch 26). Ever since this book was published, a great debate, often acrimonious (e.g.
Sahlins 1976), has flared over the academic and often even moral legitimacy of some of the
propositions of human sociobiology (e.g. Kitcher 1985).
The study of incest avoidance is considered by some of its...[Show more]
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