We don’t need a theory to know that we’re each distinctive and apart.

Erudite and thickly-written essay in The Chronicle Of Higher Education by David Barash speaking to the need of “a general theory of individuality.” It’s back to the theory of self for us. In part, the resistance encountered by human sociobiology, Darwinian psychology, evolutionary psychology—call it what you will—may reflect that none of the “ultimate” interpretations […]