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Evan
Evan
A fictional account of how a speculative hypothesis about how to eliminate the "we/they" distinction is implemented by rearing children (during early critical years) in "aggregates in flux" instead of in kinship-based families: In "aggregates in flux," the individual members would be constantly varying (and unrelated, genetically). The only invariant would be that they were all human.
category learning, uncomplemented categories, early experience, socialization, critical period, ethnocentrism, we/they distinction
Editions Rodopi, Amsterdam/New York
Harnad, Stevan
442ee520-71a1-4283-8e01-106693487d8b
Villaroya, Oscar
Forn, Francesc
Harnad, Stevan
442ee520-71a1-4283-8e01-106693487d8b
Villaroya, Oscar
Forn, Francesc

Harnad, Stevan (2007) Evan. In, Villaroya, Oscar and Forn, Francesc (eds.) Social Brain Matters. Stances on the Neurobiology of Social Cognition. Editions Rodopi, Amsterdam/New York. ,

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A fictional account of how a speculative hypothesis about how to eliminate the "we/they" distinction is implemented by rearing children (during early critical years) in "aggregates in flux" instead of in kinship-based families: In "aggregates in flux," the individual members would be constantly varying (and unrelated, genetically). The only invariant would be that they were all human.

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Published date: 2007
Additional Information: Version also avialable on publisher's website: http://www.rodopi.nl/senj.asp?SerieId=CS Commentary On: Harnad, S. (2005) Spare Me the Complements: An Immoderate Proposal for Eliminating the "We/They" Category Boundary, in Vilarroya, Òscar & Forn, Francesc (2007), "Social Brain Matters. Stances on the Neurobiology of Social Cognition," Éditions Rodopi
Keywords: category learning, uncomplemented categories, early experience, socialization, critical period, ethnocentrism, we/they distinction
Organisations: Web & Internet Science

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Local EPrints ID: 260703
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/260703
PURE UUID: 74d3929f-4ee9-4c98-83ef-30b2b7f29052
ORCID for Stevan Harnad: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0001-6153-1129

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Date deposited: 29 Mar 2005
Last modified: 06 Jun 2018 13:05

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Author: Stevan Harnad ORCID iD
Editor: Oscar Villaroya
Editor: Francesc Forn

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