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Modelling religious signalling

Brusse, Carl


The origins of human social cooperation confound simple evolutionary explanation. But from Darwin and Durkheim onwards, theorists (anthropologists and sociologists especially) have posited a potential link with another curious and distinctively human social trait that cries out for explanation: religion. This dissertation explores one contemporary theory of the co-evolution of religion and human social cooperation: the signalling theory of religion, or religious signalling theory (RST)....[Show more]

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Date published: 2019
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d7a2dc0e8c62


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