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Darwinizing Culture. The Status of Memetics as a Science. Edited by Robert Aunger. Cover. Darwinizing Culture. The Status of Memetics as a. Darwinizing culture: the status of memetics as a science pits leading intellectuals, (both supporters and opponents of meme theory), against eachother to battle it. Darwinizing culture: the status of memetics as a science pits leading intellectuals, , against each other to battle it out, in this, the first debate over ‘memes’. With a.

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Search my Subject Specializations: The publication in of Susan Blackmore’s bestselling ‘The Meme Machine’ re-awakened the debate over the highly controversial field of memetics. With a forward by Daniel Dennett, and contributions form Dan Sperber, David Hll, Robert Boyd, Susan Blackmore, Henry Plotkin, and others, the result is a thrilling and challenging debate that will perhaps mark a turning point for the field, and for future research.

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Darwinizing Culture: the Status of Memetics as a Science by Robert Aunger

Only Maurice Bloch rises some interesting questions. The one thing noticeably missing has been any kind of proper debate over the validity of a concept regarded by many as scientifically suspect. dardinizing

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As Dennett reminds us on various occasions and topics, we must memeetics prepared to, if not expect to, discover that accurate scientific theories are often counter-intuitive. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in Sxience for personal use for details see www. Susan Blackmore – – Behavioral and Brain Sciences 28 4: If memes are the answer, what is the question?

In the past few years, or has been an explosion of interest in ‘memes’. Memetics will be what we make it, David Hull 4.

Darwinizing Culture: the Status of Memetics as a Science

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Classical, Early, and Medieval World History: The publication in of Susan Blackmore’s bestselling The Meme Machine re-awakened the debate over the highly controversial field of memetics. The one thing noticably missing though, has been thw kind of proper debate over the validity of a concept regarded by many as scientifically suspect. Ross – – Biological Theory 2 4: Don’t Predict the Future—Direct It! So why, when it comes to human social behaviour and psychology, leave this all behind and expect memetics to account for everything on its own?

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This simply is the essence of the memetic account of human creativity. It seems to me that the reactions of psychologists and anthropologists against memetics are based on a misunderstanding that memetics is here to sweep their theories on human nature away and start from scratch.

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