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Unformatted text preview: Attendance in class and participation in discussion are required and will affect your grade. In addition to class presentations there will be one short paper, one medium-length paper, and one longer final paper. Office hours: My office hours are Mon 11:00-12:00 and Thur 3:00-4:00, or by appointment, in 228 Goldwin Smith Hall. Books available at the university bookstore: Kim Sterelny and Paul Griffiths, Sex and Death: An Introduction to Philosophy of Biology , University of Chicago Press, 1999 Tentative List of Topics: What is Evolutionary Theory? The Gene's Eye View of Evolution Evolution and Altruism What is an organism What is a species Adaptationism Sociobiology and Evolutionary Psychology Evolutionary Psychology and Sex Human Nature Evolution and Ethics Progress and Contingency in the History of Life...
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- Spring '11