Darwinizing Culture. The Status of Memetics as a Science. Edited by Robert Aunger. Cover. Darwinizing Culture. The Status of Memetics as a. Darwinizing culture: the status of memetics as a science pits leading intellectuals, (both supporters and opponents of meme theory), against eachother to battle it. Darwinizing culture: the status of memetics as a science pits leading intellectuals, , against each other to battle it out, in this, the first debate over ‘memes’. With a.
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Books by Robert Aunger. The publication in of Susan Blackmore’s bestselling ‘The Meme Machine’ re-awakened the debate over the highly controversial field of memetics. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Tiffany Kalousek rated it really liked it Jun 17, Chapter 9 If memes are the answer, what is the question? With a foreword by Daniel Dennett, and contributions from Dan Sperber, David Hull, Robert Boyd, Susan Blackmore, Henry Plotkin, and others, the result is a thrilling and challenging debate that will perhaps mark a turning point for the field, and for future research.
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I reviewed this one in the Quarterly Review of Biology. Stefano rated it it was ok May 05, To see what your friends thought of this book, scidnce sign up. In the past few years, there has been an explosion of interest in ‘memes’. Sign in to use this feature. Classical, Early, and Medieval Prose and Writers: More The publication in of Susan Blackmore’s bestselling The Meme Machine re-awakened the debate over the highly controversial field of memetics.
Memes through social minds, Rosaria Conte 6. Daarwinizing Skip to main content. Andrew rated it liked it Sep 05, Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. This is where we differ from animals on a very observable level and this, I submit, is the domain where memetics as a research program can produce its first fruits without too much hassle with other disciplines — thus, the domain where arguments about the validity of memetics should move towards. Authors Affiliations are at time of print publication.
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Darwinizing Culture: The Status of Memetics as a Science
Simply Rational Gerd Gigerenzer. I propose that two things should encourage us to operate under the assumption that Blackmore is right, and embark on the project of analyzing cultural designs within the memetic framework: Just like the biological organisms, cultural objects artefacts, theories, institutions, etc.
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Chapter 11 Conclusion Robert Aunger. These concepts may be straw men created by the early proponents of memetics like Richard Dawkins in The Selfish Geneand no wonder they are easily burned down by critics speaking in sarcastic tones.
Foreword to Darwinizing Culture. But the project of explaining human design with memetics needs one big adjustment in the way people conceive of memes. With a forward od Daniel Dennett, and contributions form Dan Sperber, David Hll, Robert Boyd, Susan Blackmore, Henry Plotkin, and others, the result is a thrilling and challenging debate that will perhaps mark a turning point for the field, and for future research.
In the past few years, there has been an explosion of interest in ‘memes’. Chapter 3 Taking memetics seriously: Superbly edited by Robert Aunger, this is a thought provoking book that will fascinate, stimulate, and occasionally perhaps infuriate a broad range of readers including psychologists, biologists, philosophers, linguists, and anthropologists. Other editions – View all Darwinizing Culture: Choose your country or region Close.
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Darwinism, Memes, and Creativity: Susan Blackmore – unknown. Evolution of Culture in Philosophy of Biology. Name Less rated it really yhe it Mar 06, John rated it it was ok Feb 16, Print Save Cite Email Share. This entry has no external links.