Re: Feminist critique of sociobiology...critiqued

Bryant (
3 Sep 1996 18:03:26 -0600

In article <50igjh$>, Bryant <> wrote:
>I have just read the chapter, "Putting Woman in Her (Evolutionary)
>Place," by Anne Fausto-Sterling (1992, "Myths of Gender," Basic Books).

The following (corrected) paragraph got mangled in my original post.

>Finally, she quotes Ed Wilson as saying of theories of animal behavior
>that "potentially, the implications for the study of human behavior are
>very great." This, according to Fausto-Sterling, is proof that
>sociobiologists are eager to apply animal data to stories about human