Re: "Cross-specifically" - with an example added
Lawrence S. Sugiyama (6500sug@UCSBUXA.UCSB.EDU)
Sat, 27 Jul 1996 16:00:20 -0700
On Fri, 26 Jul 1996, Jeannine Jarvis wrote:
> Yes, I would have to say I do have a problem. Instinct is apart from
> adaptation, is it not?
I think instinct calls up a bunch of associations related to the
misguided nature nurture dichotomy that would as well be done away
Larry > >
> At 02:07 p.m. 7/26/1996 -0400, you wrote:
> >In message <199607251413.KAA14688@sumter.awod.com> "Jesse S. Cook III" writes:
> >> I would not consider the maternal instinct to protect offspring as
> >> altruistic behavior, even in humans; it is clearly adaptive.
> >I, for one, wonder there is in fact such a thing as a "maternal instinct."
> >anyone else have a problem with this?
> >Ron Kephart
> Jeannine Jarvis
> Northwestern Univ.