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Cultural evolution and its discontent : cognitive overload, parasitic cultures, and the humanistic cure / Robert N. Watson.

Author/Creator:
Watson, Robert N. author.
Publication:
New York, NY : Routledge, 2019.
Format/Description:
Book
317 pages ; 24 cm.
Series:
Literary criticism and cultural theory.
Literary criticism and cultural theory
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Subjects:
Social evolution.
Culture.
Humanism.
Contents:
Culture vs. anarchy
Interchapter: modern medievalism
Agency in the human hive
Interchapter: software is hard on humanity
The evolution of memeplexes
Interchapter: the Crow Tribe in flight
The blue guitar and the uses of art
Interchapter: party politics
The red scare and the idea of the university
Interchapter: digital humanities
Past and present humanism
Interchapter: why Aristotle would have won plenty of drachmae betting on college football bowl games
The technological singularity and artificial unintelligence.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780367030247
0367030241
9780429019937
OCLC:
1079411316