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by Andrew Whiten,Robert A. Hinde,Christopher B. Stringer,Kevin N. Laland
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  • Author:
    Andrew Whiten,Robert A. Hinde,Christopher B. Stringer,Kevin N. Laland
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    0199608962
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    978-0199608966
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    Oxford University Press; 1 edition (March 2, 2012)
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    480 pages
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The book contains papers writeen by leading experts from the fields of etholog Дополнительное описание: Andrew Whiten, Robert A. Hinde, Kevin N. Laland, and Christopher B. Stringer: Introduction; Guillaume Rieucau and Luc-Alain Giraldeau: Exploring the costs and benefits of social information use: an appraisal of current experimental evidence; . In this provocative book, renowned primatologist Frans de Waal argues that modern-day evolutionary biology takes far too dim a view of the natural world, emphasizing our "selfish" genes and reinforcing our habit of labeling ethical behavior as humane and the less civilized as animalistic.

Presents a different view to that typically taken in books in this field - instead looking at the evolutionary continuities in culture and cultural transmission

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Introduction: Culture evolves Andrew Whiten, Robert A. Stringer. Exploring the costs and benefits of social information use: an appraisal of current experimental evidence Guillaume Rieucau and Luc-Alain Giraldeau

Introduction: Culture evolves Andrew Whiten, Robert A. Exploring the costs and benefits of social information use: an appraisal of current experimental evidence Guillaume Rieucau and Luc-Alain Giraldeau. From fish to fashion: experimental and theoretical insights into the evolution of culture K. N. Laland, N. Atton, and M. M. Webster. Hinde, Christopher B. Stringer, and Kevin N. Laland. This book presents a different view arising from the recent discoveries of a diverse range of disciplines, each of which focuses on evolutionary continuities. First, recent studies reveal that learning from others and the transmission of traditions are more widespread and significant across the animal kingdom than earlier recognized, helping us understand the evolutionary roots of culture.

Publications (3). Introduction: Culture evolves. Humans, as a species, are particularly good at imitating others around them. Imitation helps us to deal with new social situations, acquire new instrumental skills, and transmit our cultural knowledge to others (Nielsen, 2012; Tomasello, 1999; Whiten, Hinde, Laland, & Stringer, 2011 ).

Culture - broadly defined as all we learn from others that endures for long enough to generate customs and traditions - shapes vast swathes of our lives and has allowed the human species to dominate the planet in an evolutionarily unique way. Culture and cultural evolution are uniquely significant phenomena in evolutionary biology: they are products of biological evolution, yet they supplement genetic transmission with social transmission, thus achieving a certain independence from natural selection. However, cultural evolution nevertheless expresses key Darwinian processes itself and also interacts with genetic evolution. Just how culture fits into the grander framework of evolution is a big issue though, yet one that has received relatively little scientific attention compared to, for example, genetic evolution. Our 'capacity for culture' appears so distinctive among animals that it is often thought to separate we cultural beings from the rest of nature and the Darwinian forces that shape it. 'Culture Evolves' presents a different view arising from the recent discoveries of a diverse range of disciplines, that focus on evolutionary continuities. First, recent studies reveal that learning from others and the transmission of traditions are more widespread and significant across the animal kingdom than earlier recognized, helping us understand the evolutionary roots of culture. Second, archaeological discoveries have pushed back the origins of human culture to much more ancient times than traditionally thought. These developments together suggest important continuities between animal and human culture. A third new array of discoveries concerns the later diversification of human cultures, where the operations of Darwinian-like, cultural evolutionary processes are increasingly identified. Finally, surprising discoveries have been made about the imprint of cultural evolution in children's predisposition to acquire culture.The result of a major interdisciplinary meeting held by he Royal Society and the British Academy, this book presents the work of leading experts from the fields of ethology, behavioural ecology, primatology, comparative psychology, archaeology, anthropology, evolutionary biology and developmental psychology.