Christophe Heintz

Why do mathematicians always agree?

Christophe Heintz
Published on 21 November 2012 at 17:25
Science is a lively social activity, with many claims being lively debated. What about mathematics? The cliché about mathe...

How cultural is cultural epidemiology - 2? The case of cultural embedding

Christophe Heintz
Published on 13 August 2009 at 15:13
Most cultural phenomena are embedded in other cultural phenomena. For one thing, any cultural phenomenon takes place within a com...

Politics and the psychology of irrational decisions

Christophe Heintz
Published on 5 October 2008 at 00:00
In my previous post (Cases of institution that make us smart), I have been considering a proposal about increasing taxes on junk...

How cultural is cultural epidemiology? 2- Cultural embedding

Christophe Heintz
Published on 25 August 2009 at 19:00
This is the second part of Christophe's series of posts on what culture does to culture (the first post is here). Most cultural...

How cultural is cultural epidemiology? The case of enculturation

Christophe Heintz
Published on 29 July 2009 at 09:49
When discussing about cultural epidemiology with informed colleagues, I often come to think that they tend to underplay the exten...

Cases of institutions that make us smart

Christophe Heintz
Published on 30 September 2008 at 23:35
Evolutionary psychologists assert that our genetically driven cognitive endowment has evolved during the Pleistocene. As a conseq...

Christophe Heintz

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Science studies, economic anthropology

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