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Evolution and the human mind : modularity, language and meta- cognition / edited by Peter Carruthers and Andrew Chamberlain.

Contributor(s): Carruthers, Peter | Chamberlain, Andrew, 1954- | Hang Seng Centre for Cognitive Studies
Language: English Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2000.Description: xiv, 331 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0521789087
Contents:
Massively modular minds: evolutionary psychology and cognitive architecture / Richard Samuels; Individual differences in early understanding of mind: genes, non-shared environment and modularity / Claire Hughes and Robert Plomin; Darwin in the madhouse: evolutionary psychology and the classification of mental disorders / Dominic Murphy and Stephen Stich; Evolution of the modern mind and the origins of culture: religious concepts as a limiting-case / Pascal Boyer; Symmetry and the evolution of the modular linguistic mind / Thomas Wynn; Evolution, communication and the proper function of language / Gloria Origgi and Dan Sperber; The evolution of knowledge / David Papineau; Mind, brain and material culture: an archaeological perspective / Steven Mitten; The evolution of strategic thinking / Adam Morton; On the origin of the human mind / Robin Dunbar; The evolution of consciousness / Peter Carruthers; Evolution, consciousness and the internality of the mind / Jim Hopkins.
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Item type Home library Collection Shelving location Call number Copy number Status Date due Barcode
Book British Museum
Britain Europe and Prehistory Orsman PAL 7.3 C (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available 10015361
Book British Museum
Royal Anthropological Institute Open Shelves KH [CAR-] (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available L73815

Papers presented at five interdisciplinary workshops held 1996-1998 by the Hang Seng Centre for Cognitive Studies, University of Sheffield.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 299-321) and index.

Massively modular minds: evolutionary psychology and cognitive architecture / Richard Samuels; Individual differences in early understanding of mind: genes, non-shared environment and modularity / Claire Hughes and Robert Plomin; Darwin in the madhouse: evolutionary psychology and the classification of mental disorders / Dominic Murphy and Stephen Stich; Evolution of the modern mind and the origins of culture: religious concepts as a limiting-case / Pascal Boyer; Symmetry and the evolution of the modular linguistic mind / Thomas Wynn; Evolution, communication and the proper function of language / Gloria Origgi and Dan Sperber; The evolution of knowledge / David Papineau; Mind, brain and material culture: an archaeological perspective / Steven Mitten; The evolution of strategic thinking / Adam Morton; On the origin of the human mind / Robin Dunbar; The evolution of consciousness / Peter Carruthers; Evolution, consciousness and the internality of the mind / Jim Hopkins.

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