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Evolutionary Epistemology, Language and Culture

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    Chapter 1 Introduction to evolutionary epistemology, language and culture
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    Chapter 2 Evolutionary epistemology: The non-adaptationist approach
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    Chapter 3 Like cats and dogs: Radical constructivism and evolutionary epistemology
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    Chapter 4 The biological boundary conditions for our classical physical world view
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    Chapter 5 Is the real world something more than the world of our experience? Relations between Neo-Darwinism, transcendental philosophy and cognitive sciences
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    Chapter 6 Universal Darwinism and process essentialism
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    Chapter 7 Darwinism, traditional linguistics and the new Palaeolithic Continuity Theory of language evolution
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    Chapter 8 The extended mind model of the origin of language and culture
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    Chapter 9 From changes in the world to changes in the words
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    Chapter 10 Evolutionary epistemology and the origin and evolution of language: Taking symbiogenesis seriously
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    Chapter 11 The self-organization of dynamic systems: Modularity under scrutiny
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    Chapter 12 Against human nature
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    Chapter 13 Cognition, evolution, and sociality
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    Chapter 14 Cultural evolution, the Baldwin effect, and social norms
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    Chapter 15 Cultural creativity and evolutionary flexibility
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    Chapter 16 Some ideas to study the evolution of mathematics
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    Chapter 17 Computer modelling as a tool for understanding language evolution
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    Chapter 18 Simulating the syntax and semantics of linguistic constructions about time
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    Chapter 19 Evolutionary game-theoretic semantics and its foundational status
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    Chapter 20 Towards a quantum evolutionary scheme: Violating Bell’s inequalities in language
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Chapter title
Against human nature
Chapter number 12
Book title
Evolutionary Epistemology, Language and Culture
Published in
Evolutionary Epistemology Language and Culture, January 2006
DOI 10.1007/1-4020-3395-8_12
Book ISBNs
978-1-4020-3394-0, 978-1-4020-3395-7

Tim Ingold


Nathalie Gontier, Jean Paul Van Bendegem, Diederik Aerts

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Country Count As %
United States 3 7%
Turkey 1 2%
Germany 1 2%
Unknown 39 89%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 7 16%
Other 6 14%
Researcher 6 14%
Professor > Associate Professor 6 14%
Student > Doctoral Student 5 11%
Other 11 25%
Unknown 3 7%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 12 27%
Arts and Humanities 7 16%
Philosophy 4 9%
Engineering 3 7%
Psychology 3 7%
Other 11 25%
Unknown 4 9%