University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology


Nature or Nurture?

By: Paul Mitchell and

Beyond Human Nature: How Culture and Experience Shape the Human Mind by Jesse Prinz (New York: Norton, 2012). 416 pp., hardcover, $29.95, ISBN 978-0-393-06175-8 “Know thyself” was the scant description that Carl Linnaeus provided for the genus Homo in his seminal Systema Naturae. In the two subsequent centuries, evolutionary biology and cultural anthropology provided parallel […]