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Skeptical Salon: The Moral Animal by Robert Wright

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During this month of commercially-induced LOO-OOOVE, we at Chicago Skeptics are taking a look back to [one of] the books that started what is probably the most heated debate within social and scientific circles to date: the origin of/explanations behind human sexuality.

This month's selection is The Moral Animal by Robert Wright. (Here's the Amazon description. (http://www.amazon.com/Moral-Animal-Science-Evolutionary-Psychology/dp/0679763996/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1391476628&sr=1-1&keywords=the+moral+animal))

Since this book is referred to by many as "a great introduction to evolutionary psychology", we also have the opportunity to glance at and discuss the workings of a branch of science that has sparked a significant amount of controversy within the scientific and social circles, and what the history of this controversy means for future branches of science.

Hope to see you there!