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Author Blackmore, Susan J., 1951-

Title The meme machine / Susan Blackmore.

Imprint Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  304.5 B566m    ---  Available
Description xx, 264 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [247]-258) and index.
Contents Strange creatures -- Univeral Darwinism -- Evolution of culture -- Taking the meme's eye view -- Three problems with memes -- Big brain -- Origins of language -- Meme-gene coevolution -- Limits of sociobiology -- 'An orgasm saved my life' -- Sex in the modern world -- Memetic theory of altruism -- Altruism trick -- Memes of the New Age -- Religions as memeplexes -- Into the Internet -- Ultimate memeplex -- Out of the meme race.
Subject Memetics.
Behavior evolution.
Social psychology.
ISBN 0198503652

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