Thought in a Hostile World: The Evolution of Human Cognition (Hardback)Kim Sterelny (author)
Hardback 280 Pages / Published: 20/06/2003
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WINNER OF THE 2004 LAKATOS AWARD! Thought in a Hostile World is an exploration of the evolution of cognition, especially human cognition, by one of today's foremost philosophers of biology and of mind. Featuresan exploration of the evolution of human cognition. Written by one of today s foremost philosophers of mind and language. Presents a set of analytic tools for thinking about cognition and its evolution. Offers a critique of nativist, modular versions of evolutionary psychology, rejecting the example of language as a model for thinking about human cognitive capacities. Applies to the areas of cognitive science, philosophy of mind, and evolutionary psychology.
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Number of pages: 280
Weight: 576 g
Dimensions: 241 x 166 x 21 mm
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