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Not by Genes Alone

How Culture Transformed Human Evolution

by Peter J. Richerson

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  • 13 Currently reading

Published by University Of Chicago Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Evolution,
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Sociology,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Life Sciences - Evolution - Human,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural,
  • Culture,
  • Human evolution,
  • Origin,
  • Social evolution

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages342
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9548720M
    ISBN 100226712125
    ISBN 109780226712123

    In abandoning the nature-versus-nurture debate as fundamentally misconceived, Not by Genes Alone is a truly original and groundbreaking theory of the role of culture in evolution and a book to be reckoned with for generations to come. "Not by Genes Alone offers a radical interpretation of human evolution, arguing that our ecological dominance and our singular social systems stem from a psychology uniquely adapted to create complex culture. Richerson and Boyd illustrate here that culture is neither superorganic nor the handmaiden of the genes.

    Not by genes alone: how culture transformed human evolution - Peter J. Richerson & Robert Boyd. Peter J. Richerson and Robert Boyd Not By Genes Alone: How Culture Transformed Human Evolution ©, pages, 3 halftones, 5 line drawings Cloth $ ISBN: Paper $ ISBN: For information on purchasing the book—from bookstores or here online—please go to the webpage for Not By Genes Alone.

      Biology and Philosophy () – \u Springer DOI /s Book Review Not by Genes Alone: How Culture Transformed Human Evolution, by Peter J. Richerson and Robert Boyd STEPHEN SHENNAN Institute of Archaeology University College London Gordon Square London, WC1H 0PY, UK When I read this book’s predecessor, Culture and the Evolutionary Process, not.   Review of "Not By Genes Alone: How Culture Transformed Human Evolution" - by Peter J. Richerson and Robert Boyd. Please buy my book on Memetics: http://memet.


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