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The Evolved Apprentice Model: Scope and Limits

Sterelny, Kim


Downes, Gerrans, and Sutton all raise important issues for the account of human social learning and cooperation developed in�The Evolved Apprentice. Downes suggests that I have bought too uncritically into the view that hunting was economically critical to forager life; I remain unpersuaded, while conceding something to the alternative view that hunting was signaling. Downes also suggests that I consider extending the evolved apprentice model to contemporary issues in social epistemology; I...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Biological Theory
DOI: 10.1007/s13752-013-0098-y


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