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Peter Gärdenfors

Sweden
Cognitive Science Group
Lund University
Fellow:
  • 2013 Second Semester
  • 2015 First Semester
  • 2016 Second Semester
  • 2018 Second Semester
  • 2019 Second Semester
  • 2020 Second Semester

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Why and how did we (Homo sapiens) evolve into a species that is dependent on its ‘brains’ rather than its ‘brawn’ for our survival and successful spread across the globe? This is an old question,...
The purpose of the project is to analyse why teaching has evolved only in the line leading to Homo sapiens. This will be done by combining theoretical models with an analysis of archaeological material,...
 

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Peter Gärdenfors. 2014. The Evolution of Sentenial Structure. Humana.Mente Journal of Philosophical Studies, 27, 79-97

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Högberg, Anders, Peter Gärdenfors, and Lars Larsson. 2015. Knowing, Learning and Teaching—How Homo Became Docens. Cambridge Archaeological Journal 25 (04): 847–58. doi:10.1017/S0959774315000402.

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Högberg, Anders, and Peter Gärdenfors. 2015. Children, Teaching and the Evolution of Humankind. Childhood in the Past 8 (2): 113–21. doi:10.1179/1758571615Z.00000000033.

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Gärdenfors, Peter, and Anders Högberg. 2015. Evolutionary Mechanisms of Teaching. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 38 (June): e41. doi:10.1017/S0140525X1400048X.

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Lombard, Marlize and Peter Gärdenfors. 2017. Tracking the evolution of causal cognition in humans. Journal of Anthropological Sciences, 95, 219–234. https://doi.org/10.4436/jass.95006

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Gärdenfors, Peter and Anders Högberg. 2017. The Archaeology of Teaching and the Evolution of Homo docens. Current Anthropology, 58(2), 188–208. https://doi.org/10.1086/691178

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Gärdenfors, Peter. 2017. Demonstration and Pantomime in the Evolution of Teaching. Frontiers in Psychology, 8. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00415

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Gärdenfors, Peter and Marlize Lombard. 2018. Causal Cognition, Force Dynamics and Early Hunting Technologies. Frontiers in Psychology, 9. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00087

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Gärdenfors, Peter and Maja Brala-Vukanović. 2018. Semantic domains of demonstratives and articles: A view of deictic referentiality explored on the paradigm of Croatian demonstratives. Lingua, 201, 102–118. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lingua.2017.10.006

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Gärdenfors, Peter. 2018. Pantomime as a Foundation for Ritual and Language. Studia Liturgica, 48(1–2), 41–55. https://doi.org/10.1177/00393207180481-204

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Gärdenfors, Peter. 2018. Levels of communication and lexical semantics. Synthese, 195(2), 549–569. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11229-014-0493-3

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