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Sex at Dawn
Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: Christopher Ryan, Cacilda Jetha
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-07-05 - Publisher: Harper Collins

In this controversial, thought-provoking, and brilliant book, renegade thinkers Christopher Ryan and Cacilda JethÁ debunk almost everything we “know” about sex, weaving together convergent, frequently overlooked evidence from anthropology, archaeology, primatology, anatomy, and psychosexuality to show how far from human nature monogamy really is. In Sex at Dawn, the authors
Sex at Dawn
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Christopher Ryan, Cacilda Jetha
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-06-29 - Publisher: Harper

Since Darwin's day, we've been told that sexual monogamy comes naturally to our species. Mainstream science—as well as religious and cultural institutions—has maintained that men and women evolved in families in which a man's possessions and protection were exchanged for a woman's fertility and fidelity. But this narrative is collapsing.
Summary of Christopher Ryan’s Sex at Dawn by Swift Reads
Language: en
Pages: 39
Authors: Swift Reads
Categories: Study Aids
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-06-28 - Publisher: Swift Reads

Sex at Dawn: How We Mate, Why We Stray, and What It Means for Modern Relationships (2010) details how the courtship habits of humanity’s closest primate relatives, the lives of early humans, and the sexual rituals of nomadic tribes all shed light on the true urges underlying human sexuality. Many
Out of Eden
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: David P. Barash
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-02-04 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

In this changing world of what is socially and politically "correct," polygamy is perhaps the last great taboo. Over the last thousand years, monogamy - at least in name - has been the default setting for coupledom and procreation in the Western world. And yet, throughout history, there have been
The Ethics of Sex
Language: en
Pages: 322
Authors: Neil McArthur
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-03-30 - Publisher: Routledge

The Ethics of Sex: An Introduction systematically and comprehensively examines the ethical issues surrounding the concept of sex. It addresses important questions such as: How can we approach questions of sexual ethics in a philosophical way? Must we give affirmative consent to all sexual activity, and what would be the