depression and darwinism

From: Francesca S. Alcorn (
Date: Sun Feb 17 2002 - 02:20:39 GMT

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    Came across a blurb about a book by Stephen Braun: "The Science of
    Happiness", sez: "The author proposes that under the influence of
    Darwinian pressures, depression and anxiety became necessary
    components of our psychology".

    Has anyone read this book? Is it the old "contemplating our
    mortality" argument, or is there something new?


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