Sex Roles (2010) 62:138–140 DOI 10.1007/s11199-009-9669-6 BOOK REVIEW The Caveman Mystique: Pop Darwinism and the Debates over Sex, Violence, and Science. By Martha McCaughey, New York, Routledge, 2007. 176 pp. $34.95 ISBN: 978-0-415-93474-9 Donald H. McBurney Published online: 30 June 2009 Springer Science + Business Media, LLC 2009 In 1999, physicist Alan Sokal published a bogus decon- the idea that imperfection is an innate characteristic of the struction of modern physics in a leading cultural studies human condition. And evolutionary psychologist Lew journal, Social Text (Sokal 1999). The main lesson of that Petrinovich (1995) has sought an evolutionary basis for hoax was that one should know something about a field moral judgment, although McCaughey does not cite his before attempting to critique it. So it is significant that as an work. But it seems a stretch to go from quoting Richard undergraduate at Michigan and a graduate student at UC- Alexander’s promise that evolutionary thinking has Santa Barbara, author Martha McCaughey studied with “immense potential for self-understanding to further the many of the leading figures in the field of evolutionary interests of humanity in general—indeed, even literally to psychology. Now a sociologist, when she assays a feminist enable its
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