Received: by alpheratz.cpm.aca.mmu.ac.uk id PAA07859 (8.6.9/5.3[ref email@example.com] for cpm.aca.mmu.ac.uk from firstname.lastname@example.org); Tue, 17 Apr 2001 15:08:20 +0100 Message-ID: <2D1C159B783DD211808A006008062D3101745DA5@inchna.stir.ac.uk> From: Vincent Campbell <email@example.com> To: "'firstname.lastname@example.org'" <email@example.com> Subject: RE: Darwinizing Culture: The Status of Memetics as a Science Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2001 15:04:52 +0100 X-Mailer: Internet Mail Service (5.5.2650.21) Content-Type: text/plain Sender: firstname.lastname@example.org Precedence: bulk Reply-To: email@example.com
Thanks we know...
(BTW, nice crack about religion...)
> From: J. R. Molloy
> Reply To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Sent: Sunday, April 15, 2001 2:41 pm
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> Subject: Darwinizing Culture: The Status of Memetics as a Science
> A scholarly book on memetics has recently been published:
> Darwinizing Culture: The Status of Memetics as a Science, edited by Robert
> Aunger, OUP.
> The publication in 1998 of Susan Blackmore's bestselling "The Meme
> reawakened the debate over the highly controverial field of memetics. In
> recent years, there has been an explosion of interest in "memes". The one
> thing noticably missing though, has been any kind of proper debate over
> validity of a concept regarded by many as scientifically suspect. This
> pits leading intellectuals, (both supporters and opponents of meme
> against each other to battle it out, and state their case. It contains a
> foreword by Daniel Dennett, and contributions from Dan Sperber, David
> Robert Boyd, Susan Blackmore, Henry Plotkin, and others.
> Amazon US:
> Amazon UK:
> --J. R.
> Useless hypotheses:
> consciousness, phlogiston, philosophy, vitalism, mind, free will, qualia,
> analog computing, cultural relativism
> Everything that can happen has already happened, not just once,
> but an infinite number of times, and will continue to do so forever.
> (Everything that can happen = more than anyone can imagine.)
> This was distributed via the memetics list associated with the
> Journal of Memetics - Evolutionary Models of Information Transmission
> For information about the journal and the list (e.g. unsubscribing)
> see: http://www.cpm.mmu.ac.uk/jom-emit
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