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A Naturalistic Perspective

Joseph Heath

in Following the Rules: Practical Reasoning and Deontic Constraint

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195370294
eISBN:
9780199871230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370294.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter attempts to demonstrate the plausibility, from an evolutionary standpoint, of the action-theoretic model presented so far. It begins with an overview of contemporary debates over the ... More


Mixed Messages: Cultural and Genetic Inheritance in the Constitution of Human Society

Robert A. Paul

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226240725
eISBN:
9780226241050
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226241050.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Starting from the observed fact that humans construct themselves using information carried in two separate channels, one cultural and consisting largely of symbols, the other genetic and consisting ... More


A Brief History and Outline of Dual Inheritance Theory

Robert A. Paul

in Mixed Messages: Cultural and Genetic Inheritance in the Constitution of Human Society

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226240725
eISBN:
9780226241050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226241050.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Dual Inheritance Theory is traced starting from the application of mathematical models drawn from the field of population biology to the charting of competing cultural ideas over time pioneered by ... More


Introduction: The Social Consequences of Dual Inheritance

Robert A. Paul

in Mixed Messages: Cultural and Genetic Inheritance in the Constitution of Human Society

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226240725
eISBN:
9780226241050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226241050.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Dual inheritance is an empirical fact: humans are reproduced by a combination of genetically and culturally transmitted information. A theory of dual inheritance has been developed by a number of ... More


The evolution of business and management

Nigel Nicholson

in Applied Evolutionary Psychology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199586073
eISBN:
9780191731358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586073.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The fundamental processes of business and management – how we organise, coordinate and direct human activity towards collective goals – have always been a feature of human life, and subject to ... More


Social Learning, Economic Inequality, and Innovation Diffusion

Anne Kandler and James Steele

in Innovation in Cultural Systems: Contributions from Evolutionary Anthropology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013338
eISBN:
9780262259101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013338.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter describes variation in diffusion and rates of cultural change. It addresses the possible role of social-influence processes and of economic inequalities in identifying the rate of growth ... More


The Consequence of Feedback II: Niche Construction and Culture

Gary Tomlinson

in Culture and the Course of Human Evolution

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226548494
eISBN:
9780226548661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226548661.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Organisms alter the environments in which they live; that is, they construct their niches, shifting the circumstances of their selection even as they are differentially selected. This fact in effect ... More


Cultural Transmission and Progress

Marianne Sommer

in History Within: The Science, Culture, and Politics of Bones, Organisms, and Molecules

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226347325
eISBN:
9780226349879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226349879.003.0013
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter engages with Cavalli-Sforza and Marcus Feldman’s theory of cultural evolution and Cavalli-Sforza’s understanding of progress. The tools from mathematical population genetics were adapted ... More


On the Nature of Cultural Transmission Networks: Evidence from Fijian Villages for Adaptive Learning Biases*

Joseph Henrich and James Broesch

in Culture Evolves

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199608966
eISBN:
9780191804656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199608966.003.0021
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Unlike other animals, humans are heavily dependent on cumulative bodies of culturally learned information. Selective processes operating on this socially learned information can produce complex, ... More


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