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On sharing practices across generations and how these practices transformed human minds and social lives Sterelny proposes that humans developed a new form of ecological interaction with their environment cooperative foraging The ability to cope with the immense variety of human ancestral environments and social forms he argues depended not just on adapted minds but also on adapted developmental environmen. Sterelny provides a new way of thinking about what has driven the evolution of uniue human cognition and culture in terms of a feedback loop between increasing co operation and specialised social learning The model is extremely plausible and he provides strong arguments and 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 human social life and cognition peripheral to his case Recommended for anyone studying human sciences or evolutionary biology The Sunday Potluck Club (The Sunday Potluck Club, these practices The Mission Primer transformed human minds and social lives Sterelny proposes Tao Te Ching: A New English Version that humans developed a new form of ecological interaction with Decorum their environment cooperative foraging The ability Zen Doodle Unleashed to cope with Thick the immense variety of human ancestral environments and social forms he argues depended not just on adapted minds but also on adapted developmental environmen. Sterelny provides a new way of DIGIGRA sexy gravure vol395 yua kuramochi thinking about what has driven Folk Shawls the evolution of uniue human cognition and culture in Why Knock Rock? terms of a feedback loop between increasing co operation and specialised social learning The model is extremely plausible and he provides strong arguments and evidence Fiction Writers Workshop to back it up I felt Witch, Please (Not Your Basic Witch the book as a whole didn Fabricate t always stay on First & Then target it felt like he strayed away from specifically his apprentice learning model Painting Garden Birds with Sherry C. Nelson (Decorative Painting) to discuss other aspects of human social life and cognition peripheral Ella Puede! to his case Recommended for anyone studying human sciences or evolutionary biology

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The Evolved Apprentice

Over the last three million years or so our lineage has diverged sharply from those of our great ape relatives Change has been rapid in evolutionary 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. I feel like Sterelny s reflections on high price defection from the norms of the larger society p119 as a way of enforcing strong group commitments should figure in any explanation of why the excruciating job market experience in philosophy actually contributes to stronger commitments to philosophy as a profession

review The Evolved Apprentice

Dually came to enrich the learning environment of the next generation Humans came to cooperate in sharing information and to cooperate ecologically 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 evolution of human cognition and human social life that emphasizes the gradual evolution of informati. Depends on some assumptions I just can t buy but which are very common in anthropology Aside form that even the academic tone didn t turn me off this volume And the argument is broad enough to survive the crumbling of those assumptions I found the title a little off putting though It is less about evolution than positing possible cultural adaptions of early hominids and rarely is it able to solidly conjecture much beyond Homo erectus tied as it is to the archeological record for the most part It s anthropology or perhaps evolutionary psychology rather than the biology I expected from the title


7 thoughts on “The Evolved Apprentice

  1. says:

    I feel like Sterelny's reflections on high price defection from the norms of the larger society p119 as a way of enforcing strong group commitments should figure in any explanation of why the excruciating job market experience in philosophy actually contributes to stronger commitments to philosophy as a profession

  2. says:

    This book is a work of 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 of evolutionary psych but I will just describe the argument It sets o

  3. says:

    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 a firm grasp of evolutionary theory evolutionary psychology an

  4. says:

    Depends on some assumptions I just can't buy but which are very common in anthropology Aside form that even the academic tone didn't turn me off this volume And the argument is broad enough to survive the crumbling of those assumptions I found the title a little off putting though It is less about evolution th

  5. says:

    Sterelny provides a new way of thinking about what has driven the evolution of uniue human cognition and culture in terms of a feedback loop between increasing co operation and specialised social learning The model is extremely plausible and he provides strong arguments and evidence to back it up I felt the bo

  6. says:

    An outstanding addition to anyone interested in understanding the evolution of complex human sociality in general and our amazing achievements Essentially and crudely stated our evolved and advanced learning capacity coupled with downloaded cognition in the form of artifacts is responsible

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    4PTR New Thinking

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