The title of this course is Human Biological Evolution for a reason. To emphasize the role of evolutionary theory in our understanding of human biology and adaptation. This week your reading will consist of a brief survey of the early theorists who contributed to our understanding of the natural world as well as a brief introduction into how evolution works.

Many of you already have ideas about evolution. What it is. How it works. What it isn’t. Briefly state your opinions on evolution – what it is or isn’t. How it works or doesn’t. Along with a brief statement about why you believe what you do about evolution.