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Re: Just So stories and science



Re just-so stories and the subjective aspects of the choice of hypotheses to
examine, the following links are worth attention:
  http://www.nybooks.com/nyrev/WWWarchdisplay.cgi?19981022059R#top
Survival of the Nicest, a review by R. C. Lewontin of the book Unto
Others... by Sober and Wilson
http://www.cogsci.soton.ac.uk/bbs/Archive/bbs.pinker.html
Natural Selection and Natural Language, Steven Pinker and Paul Bloom

These aren't short and I'm not advocating all their conclusions, but...
enjoy!