The most ambitious venture so far may be New York Times columnist David Brooks’s novel The Social Animal, about an evolutionarily happy couple.
Recent research has shown that grey parrots and ravens can solve some puzzles as well as apes.
A CNN headline claims, “Blame genetics for bad driving, study finds.” “Genes for,” however, are dangerous words in genetics.
The most popular naturalist account today is that a non-human past accounts for our minds, attitudes, values, beliefs, and behavior.
Naturalism (the view that it’s material nature all the way down) hasn’t fared much better with human language than with consciousness.