from month 08/2014

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 disagreement in the sense of interesting topic that could be discussed/ researched further and questions in ...

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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 made on clarifying disagreements, even where the disagreements themselves remain genuine. Many of the ...

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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 discussion, I tried to come up with a list of stuff we agree on: 1. Cultural evolution is a crucial ...

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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 the main points of agreement (and some disagreements) touched upon in our (to me quite unforgettab...

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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 among the various “schools” of cultural evolution represented at the meeting are relatively ...

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