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Caucasus, Conflict, Culture geht in die vierte Runde

Stéphane Voell , January 8th, 2015


Tserovani, ad-hoc built settlement for IDPs from South Ossetia (source see below) Wenige Tage vor Weihnachten bekam ich eine schöne Nachricht. In der letzten Zeit reagierte ich erstaunlich…


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CFP: Krisen und Konflikte in der Lehre

Stéphane Voell , November 19th, 2014


Blick auf Marburg, Konferenzort der DGV 2015 Die nächste Tagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Völkerkunde (DGV) wird vom 30.09.-03.10.2015 an der Philipps-Universität Marburg stattfinden. Zusammen mi…


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Cultural Evolution at the Santa Fe Institute

International Cognition and Culture Institute , September 3rd, 2014


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…


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Perspectives on Cultural Evolution, by Daniel C. Dennett

Daniel Dennett , September 2nd, 2014


These are Daniel Dennett’s introductory remarks on the workshop on cultural evolution he conveyed in Santa Fe in May 2014. Click to see the summaries and comments by Blackmore, Boyd, Cl…


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Big Gods Book Club #6: Concluding Thoughts

Ara Norenzayan , December 17th, 2013


(This post concludes our “book club” webinar discussing Ara Norenzayan’s latest book with its author. This précis introduced the discussion.) In what follows I’ll make some general concluding comm…


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‘Big Gods’ book club #5: Remarks on the two puzzles

Nicolas Baumard , December 13th, 2013


I like Ara’s way of studying scientific problems very much, weaving together various disciplines from evolutionary modelling to experimental psychology or social anthropology, and I also like the…


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‘Big Gods’ book club #4: Alternative explanations?

Helena Miton , December 10th, 2013


Unfortunately, I had to read this book more quickly than it would deserve; still, it is an engaging, up-to-date and pleasant synthesis of works from different disciplinary fields….


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‘Big Gods’ book club #3 : Testing more specific hypotheses and going beyond correlations in the origins and evolution of religious beliefs

Pierrick Bourrat , December 9th, 2013


(This week, cognitionandculture.net is hosting a “book club” webinar discussing Ara Norenzayan’s latest book with its author. This précis introduced the discussion.) In his insightful précis, Ara …


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‘Big Gods’ book club #2: Analytic atheism and the puzzle of apologetic

Helen De Cruz , December 8th, 2013


(This week, cognitionandculture.net is hosting a “book club” webinar discussing Ara Norenzayan’s latest book with its author. This précis introduced the discussion.) Norenzayan’s Big Gods pre…


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‘Big Gods’ book club #1 — Skeptical thoughts

Olivier Morin , December 8th, 2013


(This week, cognitionandculture.net is hosting a “book club” webinar discussing Ara Norenzayan’s latest book with its author. This précis introduced the discussion.) I have to confess that I …


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A précis of ‘Big Gods: How Religion Transformed Cooperation and Conflict’

Ara Norenzayan , December 8th, 2013


(This week, cognitionandculture.net is hosting a “book club” webinar discussing Ara Norenzayan‘s latest book with its author. This précis introduces the discussion.)  On a hilltop in what i…


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