Nicolas Baumard

Mèng Zǐ (372 – 289 BCE) on the moral organ

This post is part of a series on the 'history of social sciences'. Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday   So far, in this mini-series on the (possibility of a) ...

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Adam Smith (1723-1790) on mirror neurons and empathy

This post is part of a series on the 'history of human sciences'. Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday   OK, I admit. Adam Smith never talked about mirror neurons. ...

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Smith (1723-1790) on innateness and cultural variability

  This post is part of a series on the 'history of social sciences'. Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday One of the debates that haunts the social sciences is the ...

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Adam Smith (1723-1790) on ultimate and proximate causes in psychology

This post is part of a series on the 'history of social sciences'. Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday   Darwin's theory of evolution allows us to draw a ...

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Adam Smith (1723 – 1790) on intuitive and reflective processes

This post is part of a series on the 'history of social sciences'. Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Yesterday, I suggested that there was a history of social sciences ...

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History of social sciences week!

I’m a big fan of books on the history of science. I like to find out about the whole story: how things got started in Ancient Greece with people disputing traditional views, how it continued ...

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