SFI Cultural Evolution Workshop

Cultural Evolution at the Santa Fe Institute

Last May, Daniel Dennett gathered, at the Santa Fe Institute, a handful of people who have written about cultural evolution. The general impression was that (as he tweeted some time later) "the ...

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Rob Boyd

These is the beginning of Robert Boyd's thoughts on the workshop on cultural evolution convened by Dan Dennett in Santa Fe in May 2014. Boyd's full text, because it contains mathematical symbols, is ...

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Susan Blackmore

These are Susan Blackmore's thoughts on the workshop on cultural evolution convened by Dan Dennett in Santa Fe in May 2014. Dennett's introduction is here. *** There was much agreement at the ...

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Nicolas Claidière

These are Nicolas Claidière's thoughts on the workshop on cultural evolution convened by Dan Dennett in Santa Fe in May 2014. Dennett's introduction is here. *** (Clarification: I use disagr...

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Peter Godfrey-Smith

This is Peter Godfrey-Smith's summary of the workshop on cultural evolution convened by Dan Dennett in Santa Fe in 2014. Dennett's introduction is here. *** I think that a lot of progress was ...

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Joseph Henrich

These are Joseph Henrich's thoughts on the workshop on cultural evolution convened by Dan Dennett in Santa Fe in May 2014. Dennett's introduction is here. *** Based on our five days of discussi...

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Olivier Morin

These are Olivier Morin's remarks on the workshop on cultural evolution convened by Dan Dennett in Santa Fe in May 2014. Dennett's introduction is here. *** Here is my 200% subjective summary of ...

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Peter Richerson

These are Pete Richerson's thoughts on the workshop on cultural evolution convened by Dan Dennett in Santa Fe in May 2014. Dennett's introduction is here. *** I do think that the disagreements ...

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Dan Sperber

These are Dan Sperber's thoughts on the workshop on cultural evolution convened by Dan Dennett in Santa Fe in May 2014. Dennett's introduction is here. *** Let me fist express my heartfelt ...

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Kim Sterelny

These are Kim Sterelny's thoughts (written up at mid-workshop) on the workshop on cultural evolution convened by Dan Dennett in Santa Fe in May 2014. Dennett's introduction is here. *** Santa Fe ...

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Perspectives on Cultural Evolution, by Daniel C. Dennett

These are Daniel Dennett's introductory remarks on the workshop on cultural evolution he conveyed in Santa Fe in May 2014. (Footnotes contain comments by Richerson and Sperber.) Ever since Darwin...

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