Only cooperate

Evolutionary origins of social contracts
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September 2021, no. 435
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The Pleistocene Social Contract: Culture and cooperation in human evolution by Kim Sterelny

Oxford University Press, £47.99 hb, 193 pp

Only cooperate

Evolutionary origins of social contracts
by
September 2021, no. 435

Archaeologists can tell us about the tools, diets, shelters, art, and burials of humans and other hominins who lived during the Pleistocene, the geological period lasting from two million to twelve thousand years ago. But what we most want to know is hidden from view. How did they communicate? What was it like to be them? How did they become us?

Janna Thompson reviews 'The Pleistocene Social Contract: Culture and cooperation in human evolution' by Kim Sterelny

The Pleistocene Social Contract: Culture and cooperation in human evolution

by Kim Sterelny

Oxford University Press, £47.99 hb, 193 pp

Buy this book

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