The explanatory limits of cognitive archaeology

Behavioral and Brain Sciences 25 (3):410-412 (2002)
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Ben Jeffares
Australian National University (PhD)
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I make two claims about cognitive archaeology. I question its role, seeing psychology as yet another contributor to the archaeological tool-kit rather than as something unique. I then suggest that cognitive archaeology is not in a position to provide evolutionary contexts without other disciplines. As a consequence it cannot deliver on the provision of evolutionary contexts for cognitive evolution.
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DOI 10.1017/S0140525X02300074
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