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"Thought in a Hostile World" is an exploration of the evolution of cognition, especially human cognition, by one of today's foremost philosophers of biology and of mind.
Featuresan exploration of the evolution of human cognition.
Written by one of today's foremost philosophers of mind and language.
Presents a set of analytic tools for thi
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Paperback, 262 pages
Published September 12th 2003 by Blackwell Publishers
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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 ...more
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