unpacking 'Social Darwinism'
problems of direction, teleology, and progress
Evolutionary thought in contemporary social theory
Nature-culture dualism and beyond
New forms of 'Social Darwinism'
the Bell Curve and its implications
An evolved human nature?
towards a new synthesis
Peter Dickens' main interest for the past 30 years has been in relations between the social and natural sciences. He originally trained as an architect at the University of Cambridge, England. From 1973 to 1999 he was a teacher and researcher at the University of Sussex. He is now Senior Research Fellow, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, University of Cambridge. He is also Fellow and Director of Studies in Social and Political Sciences, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge. His most recent books include Society and Nature (1992) and Reconstructing Nature (1996).