Category Archives: Human development

Evolution’s Eye: A Systems View of the Biology-Culture Divide

In recent decades, Susan Oyama and her colleagues in the burgeoning field of developmental systems theory have rejected the determinism inherent in the nature/nurture debate, arguing that behavior cannot be reduced to distinct biological or environmental causes. In Evolution’s Eye … Continue reading

Advertisement

Posted in Biology, Culture, Evolution, Human development, Humans, Systems | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Evolution’s Eye: A Systems View of the Biology-Culture Divide

The Ontogeny of Information – Developmental Systems and Evolution

The Ontogeny of Information is a critical intervention into the ongoing and perpetually troubling nature-nurture debates surrounding human development. This was a foundational text in what is now the substantial field of developmental systems theory. In this revised edition Susan … Continue reading

Posted in Human development, Humans, Information, Ontogeny | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on The Ontogeny of Information – Developmental Systems and Evolution