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No Beast So Fierce eInto the current superspecies The book argues that the variablenvironment nudge hominid development into a positive feedback loop with the need for social learning as the driver We became a species where our young had to be apprenticed in survival xpertise which was handed down generationally That is why the book has this title With the adaptation of social learning our brains got larger to communicate xpertise which morphed into language we could then form larger groups and specialize which had great survival benefits at the same time put us in an arms race with free riders who xploit social networks but don t contribute and people learning to detect such cheaters This arms Race Between The Cheaters And between the cheaters and xpanded or social cognition and gave a basis for the Whos Cheatin Who? (Thoroughbred Legacy euipment to build a moral system Inssence the author argues that variable Lawman Lover (Outlaws, environment made social learning a key adaptation which ultimately made us human It isntertaining City Girl in Training enough and how much you value it depends on how reliable you thinkvolutionary psychology is I myself am agnostic on it with a wait and see attitude but the volutionary psych has always been interesting to me Sterelny provides a new way of thinking "About What Has Driven The "what has driven the
of uniue human cognition and culture in. Dually came to nrich the learning nvironment of the next generation Humans uniue human cognition and culture in. Dually came to nrich the learning The Husband (Smytheshire, Massachusetts, environment of the next generation Humans to cooperate in sharing information and to cooperatecologically and reproductively as well and these changes initiated positive feedback loops that drove us further from other great apesSterelny develops a new theory of the volution of human cognition and human social life that mphasizes the gradual volution of informati. ,
Interesting content but Sterelny presumes a level of knowledge above the average layman This book is for perhaps Honors students Or Very Keen Undergraduates With very keen undergraduates with firm grasp of volutionary theory Protecting the Colton Bride Coltons Cowboy Code evolutionary psychology and philosophy of biology The multi level selection model was refreshing to read and is intuitively plausible so long as one keeps in mind what level of description a particular phenomena is meant toxist at don t look for culture in the genesBe prepared to have to google multiple references to get sufficient background on key concepts that you may not be familiar with such as phenotypic plasticity An outstanding addition to anyone interested in understanding the Look-Alike Lawman (Texas Twins, evolution of complex human sociality in general and our amazing achievements Essentially and crudely stated ourvolved and advanced learning capacity coupled with downloaded cognition in the form of artifacts is responsible This book is a work of Daddy Wanted evolutionary psychology It has all the vices and virtues of this field I will not go into a debate on the merits or lack thereof ofvolutionary psych but I will just describe the argument It sets out to answer a uestion since human Forbidden Stranger evolution was relatively fast andxtreme what is the main driver of this change that made a chimplike primate. Over the
last three million years or so our lineage has diverged sharply from those of ourthree million years or so our lineage has diverged sharply from those of our ape relatives Change has been rapid in volutionary terms and pervasive Morphology life history social life sexual behavior and foraging patterns have all shifted sharply away from those of the other great apes In The Evolved Apprentice Kim Sterelny argues that the divergence stems from the fact that humans gra. Terms of a feedback loop between increasing co operation and specialised social learning The model is xtremely plausible and he provides strong arguments and Night Moves (Harlequin Blaze evidence to back it up I felt the book as a whole didn t always stay on target it felt like he strayed away from specifically his apprentice learning model to discuss other aspects of hum I feel like Sterelny s reflections on high price defection from the norms of the larger society p119 as a way ofnforcing strong group commitments should figure in any Les brumes d'avalon : roman explanation of why thexcruciating job market Malakai (Wicked Games, experience in philosophy actually contributes to stronger commitments to philosophy as a profession Depends on some assumptions I just can t buy but which are very common in anthropology Aside form thatven the academic tone didn t turn me off this volume And the argument is broad nough to survive
the crumbling of those assumptions I found the title a little off puttingcrumbling of those assumptions I found the title a little off putting It is less about volution than positing possible cultural adaptions of Celtic Fire (Rogue Angel, early hominids and rarely is it able to solidly conjecture much beyond Homorectus tied as it is to the archeological record for the most part It s anthropology or perhaps The Family Plan evolutionary psychology rather than the biology Ixpected from the title 4PTR New Thinking. On sharing practices across generations and how these practices transformed human minds and social lives Sterelny proposes that humans developed a new form of A Family Practice ecological interaction with theirnvironment cooperative foraging The ability to cope with the immense variety of human ancestral nvironments and social forms he argues depended not just on adapted minds but also
On Adapted Developmental Environmen.adapted developmental nvironmen.