This year’s Edge question
The new The Edge annual question, and the answers, are now online.
The question was: "What scientific idea is ready for retirement?"
Here are some answers that could be relevant to the ICCI crowd:
Oliver Scott Curry Associationism
Tom Griffiths Bias is Always Bad
Laura Betzig Culture
Scott Atran IQ
Rob Kurzban Cartesian Hydrolicism
Pascal Boyer Culture
Dan Sperber The Standard Approach To Meaning
Jon Haidt The Pursuit of Parsimony
John Tooby Learning And Culture
Steve Pinker Behavior = Genes + Environment
Dan Dennett The Hard Problem
Nick Humphreys The Bigger An Animal's Brain, The Greater Its Intelligence
Laurie Santos & Tamar Gendler Knowing is Half the Battle
David Berreby People Are Sheep
Benjamin K. Bergen Universal Grammar
Kiley Hamlin Moral Blank State-ism
And here's my take.