Re: "Cross-specifically" - with an example added

Jeannine Jarvis (jeannine@CAS.NWU.EDU)
Fri, 26 Jul 1996 13:35:22 -0500

Yes, I would have to say I do have a problem. Instinct is apart from
adaptation, is it not?

At 02:07 p.m. 7/26/1996 -0400, you wrote:
>In message <> "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.