Thought in a Hostile World is an exploration of the evolution of cognition,
especially human cognition, by one of today's foremost philosophers of
biology and of mind.
-Features an exploration of the evolution of human cognition.
-Written by one of today’s foremost philosophers of mind and language.
-Presents a set of analytic tools for thinking about cognition and its
-Offers a critique of nativist, modular versions of evolutionary
psychology, rejecting the example of language as a model for thinking about
human cognitive capacities.
-Applies to the areas of cognitive science, philosophy of mind, and