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Evolution and the Human Mind: Modularity, Language and Meta-Cognition

Peter Carruthers, Andrew Chamberlain - 2000 - Language Arts & Disciplines - Limited preview
How did our minds evolve? Can evolutionary considerations illuminate the question of the basic architecture of the human mind? These are two of the main questions addressed in Evolution and the Human Mind by a distinguished interdisciplinary team ...
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The Evolution of Cooperation

Robert Axelrod, Robert M. Axelrod - 1984 - Psychology - Snippet view
Examines the conditions necessary for cooperation in social interactions and discusses the role of cooperation in winning a strategy game tournament
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The Selfish Gene

Richard Dawkins - 1989 - Literary Criticism - Limited preview
An ethologist shows man to be a gene machine whose world is one of savage competition and deceit
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Syntactic Structures

Noam Chomsky - 2002 - Language Arts & Disciplines - Limited preview
Noam Chomsky's first book on syntactic structures is one of the first serious attempts on the part of a linguist to construct within the tradition of scientific theory-construction a comprehensive theory of language which may be understood in the ...
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The Body in the Mind: The Bodily Basis of Meaning, Imagination, and Reason

Mark Johnson - 1990 - Philosophy - No preview available
"There are books—few and far between—which carefully, delightfully, and genuinely turn your head inside out. This is one of them. It ranges over some central issues in Western philosophy and begins the long overdue job of giving us a radically ...
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The Algebraic Mind: Integrating Connectionism and Cognitive Science

Gary F. Marcus - 2003 - Education - Limited preview
The Algebraic Mind revamps our understanding of models in cognitive neuroscience and helps to set a new agenda for the field."--Jacket.
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The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language

Steven Pinker - 2000 - Language Arts & Disciplines - No preview available
The codirector of the MIT Center for Cognitive Science explains how language works, how it differs from thought, why adults have difficulty learning foreign languages, and why computers cannot learn human language.
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The Origin of Species

Charles Darwin - 1998 - Science - Limited preview
A grain in the balance will determine which individual shall live and which shall die...'.
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Phenomenology of Perception

Maurice Merleau-Ponty - 2002 - Philosophy - Limited preview
With Sartre, Merleau-Ponty was the foremost French philosopher of the post-war period. What makes this work so important is that it returned the body to the forefront of philosophy for the first time since Plato.
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