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  • Hardcover
  • 264
  • The Evolved Apprentice
  • Kim Sterelny
  • English
  • 17 December 2019
  • 9780262016797

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 out

  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 and philosophy of biology The multi level selection model was refreshing to read and is intuitively plausible

  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 than positing possible cultural ad

  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 extre

  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

  7. says:

    4PTR New Thinking

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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 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 out to answer a uestion since human evolution was relatively fast and extreme what is the main driver of this change that made a chimplike primate into the current superspecies The book argues that the variable environment nudge hominid development into a positive feedback loop with the need for social learning as the driver We became a species where our young had to be apprenticed in survival expertise which was handed down generationally That is why the book has this title With the adaptation of social learning our brains got larger to communicate expertise which morphed into language we could then form larger groups and specialize which had great survival benefits at the same time put us in an arms race with free riders who exploit social networks but don t contribute and people learning to detect such cheaters This arms race between the cheaters and cheated expanded or social cognition and gave a basis for the euipment to build a moral system In essence the author argues that variable environment made social learning a key adaptation which ultimately made us human It is entertaining enough and how much you value it depends on how reliable you think evolutionary psychology is I myself am agnostic on it with a wait and see attitude but the evolutionary psych has always been interesting to me مريض الوهم 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 This book The Hypochondriacs Guide To Life And Death is a work of evolutionary psychology It has all the vices and virtues of this field I will not go ¡Arde Troya! (Las aventuras de Ogú, Mampato y Rena, into a debate on the merits or lack thereof of evolutionary psych but I will just describe the argument It sets out to answer a uestion since human evolution was relatively fast and extreme what Doctor y campeón is the main driver of this change that made a chimplike primate La corruptrice into the current superspecies The book argues that the variable environment nudge hominid development Sweet for Her (Sweet Curves into a positive feedback loop with the need for social learning as the driver We became a species where our young had to be apprenticed The Purpose-Guided Universe in survival expertise which was handed down generationally That The Abel & Cole Veg Box Companion is why the book has this title With the adaptation of social learning our brains got larger to communicate expertise which morphed The Academy into language we could then form larger groups and specialize which had great survival benefits at the same time put us Full Dark, No Stars in an arms race with free riders who exploit social networks but don t contribute and people learning to detect such cheaters This arms race between the cheaters and cheated expanded or social cognition and gave a basis for the euipment to build a moral system In essence the author argues that variable environment made social learning a key adaptation which ultimately made us human It If Only Once (The Martelli Brothers, is entertaining enough and how much you value 1000 sitios que ver en España al menos una vez en la vida it depends on how reliable you think evolutionary psychology La ética de la crueldad is I myself am agnostic on 3052 it with a wait and see attitude but the evolutionary psych has always been Intégrale Gunnm Last Order Other Stories interesting to me

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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

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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 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 Seducida (Esclava victoriana, interaction with their environment cooperative foraging The ability to cope with the Essential Juices and Smoothies immense variety of human ancestral environments and social forms he argues depended not just on adapted minds but also on adapted developmental environmen An outstanding addition to anyone Buttermilk Graffiti interested Vengeance Road (Torpedo Ink in understanding the evolution of complex human sociality Pantaleon y Las Visitadoras in general and our amazing achievements Essentially and crudely stated our evolved and advanced learning capacity coupled with downloaded cognition Ni Un Jefe Más. Quiero tener mi negocio y ser mi propio jefe. Secretos para independizarse: Cómo un Emprendedor Exitoso. Cómo crear una empresa exitosa. Cómo emprender e iniciar un negocio rentable in the form of artifacts No Limits (No existen Límites cuando se cree en uno mismo) is responsible


About the Author: Kim Sterelny

After studying philosophy at Sydney University Kim Sterelny taught philosophy in Australia at Sydney ANU where he was Research Fellow and then Senior Research Fellow in Philosophy at RSSS from 1983 until 1987 and La Trobe Universities before taking up a position at Victoria University in Wellington where he held a Personal Chair in Philosophy For a few years he spent half of each year at