Coverart for item
The Resource The evolution of cultural entities, edited by Michael Wheeler, John Ziman & Margaret A. Boden

The evolution of cultural entities, edited by Michael Wheeler, John Ziman & Margaret A. Boden

Label
The evolution of cultural entities
Title
The evolution of cultural entities
Statement of responsibility
edited by Michael Wheeler, John Ziman & Margaret A. Boden
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Ever since Darwin, scholars have noted that cultural entities such as languages, laws and theories seem to evolve through variation, selection and replication. These essays consider whether this comparison is just a metaphor
Member of
Cataloging source
UKM
Dewey number
306
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
  • AS122
  • GN360
LC item number
.L5 vol. 112
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1960-
  • 1925-2005
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wheeler, Michael
  • Ziman, J. M.
  • Boden, Margaret A
  • British Academy
Series statement
Proceedings of the British Academy,
Series volume
112
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social evolution
  • Culture
Label
The evolution of cultural entities, edited by Michael Wheeler, John Ziman & Margaret A. Boden
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Most of the papers published here are revised versions of talks given at a discussion meeting on this specific theme, held on 14-15 April 1999 at the British Academy, in London"--Pref
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Selectionist Reasoning as a Tool of Thought / John Ziman -- Heritable Variation and Competitive Selection as the Mechanism of Sociocultural Evolution / W. G. Runciman -- Between Development and Evolution: How to Model Cultural Change / Eva Jablonka -- Between Evolution and History: Biology, Culture, and the Myth of Human Origins / Tim Ingold -- An Integrating Scaffold: Toward an Autonomy-Theoretic Modelling of Cultural Change / C. A. Hooker -- Culture / Adam Kuper -- Learning from Culture / Henry Plotkin -- Choosing the Selectors / Mary Midgley -- Evolutionary Theorising in Economics / Richard R. Nelson -- The Evolution of Technological Knowledge: Reflections on Technological Innovation as an Evolutionary Process / Brian J. Loasby -- Idiosyncratic Production Regimes: Co-evolution of Economic and Legal Institutions in the Varieties of Capitalism / Gunther Teubner -- The Evolution of Education: Change and Reform / Joan Solomon -- The Evolution of Merged Culture, Genes, and Computing Artefacts / Susantha Goonatilake
Control code
59415399
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 221 pages
Isbn
9780197262627
Lccn
2002727193
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The evolution of cultural entities, edited by Michael Wheeler, John Ziman & Margaret A. Boden
Publication
Note
"Most of the papers published here are revised versions of talks given at a discussion meeting on this specific theme, held on 14-15 April 1999 at the British Academy, in London"--Pref
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Selectionist Reasoning as a Tool of Thought / John Ziman -- Heritable Variation and Competitive Selection as the Mechanism of Sociocultural Evolution / W. G. Runciman -- Between Development and Evolution: How to Model Cultural Change / Eva Jablonka -- Between Evolution and History: Biology, Culture, and the Myth of Human Origins / Tim Ingold -- An Integrating Scaffold: Toward an Autonomy-Theoretic Modelling of Cultural Change / C. A. Hooker -- Culture / Adam Kuper -- Learning from Culture / Henry Plotkin -- Choosing the Selectors / Mary Midgley -- Evolutionary Theorising in Economics / Richard R. Nelson -- The Evolution of Technological Knowledge: Reflections on Technological Innovation as an Evolutionary Process / Brian J. Loasby -- Idiosyncratic Production Regimes: Co-evolution of Economic and Legal Institutions in the Varieties of Capitalism / Gunther Teubner -- The Evolution of Education: Change and Reform / Joan Solomon -- The Evolution of Merged Culture, Genes, and Computing Artefacts / Susantha Goonatilake
Control code
59415399
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 221 pages
Isbn
9780197262627
Lccn
2002727193
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

Library Locations

    • Ellis LibraryBorrow it
      1020 Lowry Street, Columbia, MO, 65201, US
      38.944491 -92.326012
Processing Feedback ...