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Title Beyond the meme : development and structure in cultural evolution / Alan C. Love and William C. Wimsatt, editors
Published Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2019]


Description 1 online resource (xxxii, 510 pages)
Series Minnesota studies in the philosophy of science ; volume 22
Minnesota studies in the philosophy of science ; v. 22.
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; Introduction: Explaining Cultural Evolution: An Interdisciplinary Endeavor; 1. Articulating Babel: A Conceptual Geography for Cultural Evolution; 2. Scientific Agency and Social Scaffolding in Contemporary Data-Intensive Biology; 3. Creating Cognitive-Cultural Scaffolding in Interdisciplinary Research Laboratories; 4. Arches and Scaffolds: Bridging Continuity and Discontinuity in Theory; 5. Promiscuous Inventions: Modeling Cultural Evolution with Multiple Inheritance; 6. Patented Technology as a Model System for Cultural Evolution
7. Modeling the Coevolution of Religion and Coordination in Balinese Rice Farming8. Content Matters: The Materiality of Cultural Transmission and the Intersection of Paleolithic Archaeology with Cultural Evolutionary Theory; 9. The Evolution of Language as Technology: The Cultural Dimension; 10. Writing in Early Mesopotamia: The Historical Interplay of Technology, Cognition, and Environment; 11. Cultural Scaffolding and Technological Change: A Preliminary Framework; 12. The Evolution of the Social Self: Multidimensionality of Social Identity Solves the Coordination Problems of a Society
13. Wicked Systems and the Friction between "Old Theory and New Data" in Biology, Social Science, and ArchaeologyContributors; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on October 09, 2019)
Subject Social evolution.
Culture diffusion.
cultural diffusion.
SCIENCE -- Philosophy & Social Aspects.
Culture diffusion.
Social evolution.
Form Electronic book
Author Love, Alan C., editor.
Wimsatt, William C., editor.
LC no. 2019981240
ISBN 9781452961620