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Chapter 1, The Moral Animal

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Apr. 7th, 2006 | 01:14 pm
posted by: faustin in kirezov_english

A. Vocabulary: for everyone

 Provide definitions, synonym, and/or use in a sentence, the following words:

     * warrant, warranted   p.29
   
     * wane, waned, waning  p. 30

     * scoff,  p. 29
 
     * finicky, p. 30

     * disclaimer,  p. 31

     * fortified, p. 32

     * hereditary,  p. 23

     * chastise,  p. 23

     * venture, ventured  p. 22, line 33

 

You have to choose one of the following two exercises. You only have to do one.



EXERCISE 1

1.1. P. 23, line 11, What was Darwin considered unlikely to be?  (In your own words.)

1.2. P. 25, What is the price paid by trial and error?

1.3. P. 24, Darwin summarized natural selection in 10 words. Summarize natural selection, IN YOUR OWN WORDS, in less than 100.



EXERCISE 2

2.1. Describe and explain, in your own words, the Madonna-Whore Dichotomy.

2.2. Describe and explain, in your own words, the sexual double standard.

2.3. What seems to have been the environment of human evolution?  (p. 27)

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