The rich detail of cultural symbol systems

Behavioral and Brain Sciences 37 (4):434-435 (2014)

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The goal of forming a science of intentional behavior requires a more richly detailed account of symbolic systems than is assumed by the authors. Cultural systems are not simply the equivalent in the ideational domain of culture of the purported Baldwin Effect in the genetic domain. © 2014 Cambridge University Press.

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Dwight Read
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