From: John Wilkins (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu 21 Apr 2005 - 03:32:12 GMT
On 21/04/2005, at 12:15 PM, Scott Chase wrote:
> Aunger cites someone named Juan Delius in an endnote.
> He calls Delius "a prominent neuroethologist" (page
> 347). Not familiar with Delius firsthand yet. In this
> endnote Aunger also references the Hebbian synapse.
Delius is also cited by Dawkins somewhere. He published a paper in
which he claimed that a meme is a constellation of activatable neurons.
Delius, J. (1991). The nature of culture. The Tinbergen Legacy. M. S.
Dawkins, T. R. Halliday and R. Dawkins. London, Chapman and Hall.
He sent me a copy of it - I have it somewhere.
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