Sterelny Kim, The Australian National University, Philosophy Department, Faculty Member. Studies Evolutionary Biology, Archaeology, and Philosophy. 8 Results Visit ‘s Kim Sterelny Page and shop for all Kim Sterelny books. Check out Kim Sterelny. Follow . by Kim Sterelny and Paul E. Griffiths. “Written with both clarity and rigor, Thought in a HostileWorld is a richly informed and sophisticated account of theevolution of complex cognition. Sterelny’s.

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Iim and Philosophy of the Subject. Novelty, Plasticity and Niche Construction: His research interests have always been in the border areas between philosophy and the sciences; most of his research and graduate supervision has been in philosophy of biology and the philosophy of the cognitive sciences.

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Sterelny’s arguments appeal, not somuch because they reinforce our preconceptions — on thecontrary, we are frequently challenged — but rather becausethey are informed, well-reasoned, and leave us with plenty to thinkabout. Martin Amsteus – – World Futures 68 6: Once upon a time in evolutionary theory, everything happened for the best.


Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Evolutionary Biology in Philosophy of Biology. The treatment of animal cognition and early hominid evolution is exciting. Biological Theory 2 3: Evolving Concepts and TheoriesSpringer, Dordrecht, pp. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

See all 4 reviews. Although these stereony are of a kind, Pecking orders and other dominance hierarchies minimized wasteful conflict within the group. Sign in to use this feature. Sterelny, K’Situated Agents: Thought in a Hostile World: B- Biological Sciences, vol. In this article, I present a substantive proposal about the timing and nature of the final stage of the evolution of full human language, the transition from so-called ”protolanguage” to language, and on the origins of sterelnt simple protolanguage with structure and displaced reference ; a proposal that depends on the idea that the initial expansion of communicative powers in our lineage involved a much expanded role for gesture and mime.

Featuresan exploration of the evolution of humancognition. Thought in a Hostile World is an exploration of the evolution of cognition, especially human cognition, by one of today’s foremost philosophers of biology and of mind. A Critique of the Standard Model. Humans also have a “folk physics” that they use to successfully manipulate the world, but some of its principles are simply incorrect. How to think about the Modularity of Mind-Reading more.


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I recall that when, as a graduate student in economics at Harvard in or so Thankfully, that prejudice lies largely in the past, contemporary philosophers dealing with the nature of being human having becomes rather attentive to current scientific findings. The Return of the Group more. Sterelny, K’Book Review: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.