New essays by leading philosophers and cognitive scientists that present recent findings and theoretical developments in the study of concepts.
The study of concepts has advanced dramatically in recent years, with exciting new...
Huge crowds of pilgrims on Saturday marked the "Holy Fire" ceremony at Christianity's holiest site in Jerusalem's Old City on the eve of Orthodox Easter. Some 10,000 believers holding candles squeezed into the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, police...
He authenticated the oldest written manuscript in the Americas and proved that the Maya written language was surprisingly complex.
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"Dr. Coe defied contemporary critics who believed that the Maya hieroglyphics had been randomly inscribed and did not represent a recorded language. Instead, he embraced a discovery by the Soviet scholar Yuri Knorozov."
Littlefoot“I notice that archaeologists who come up with neat models for prehistoric cultural events seem to feel that they are presenting us with reality. It is lucky for these scholars that the long-dead subjects of their study cannot now contradict them."
Revealing and understanding the mechanisms behind social inequality in prehistoric societies is a major challenge. By combining genome wide data, isotopic evidence as well as anthropological and archaeological data, we go beyond the dominating...
Lapsus Lima | Anthropology | In which Cody Moser brings the Joker home, where he belongs, to roost in our Golden Age of Discord.
Littlefoot"In 2012, Russo-American scientist Peter Turchin asked whether the United States would experience a violent upheaval in 2020. This is the context in which Todd Phillips’ Joker was released onto our screens."
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Littlefoot"The fantasy is played out by real-world shooters. Joker is an expansion of the incel dream where, through minor, non-targeted violence against a monolithic system, one becomes a hero and wins the girl, to eventually emerge the herald of a revolution."
Little is known about executive functions (EFs) associated with advanced theory of mind (ToM) abilities. We aimed to determine if advanced ToM abilities were reduced in individuals with subclinical ...
The Breviary of Marie de Saint Pol is an illuminated prayer book, made in Paris c. 1330-1340. It was commissioned by Marie de Saint Pol, Countess of Pembroke (c. 1304-1377). Marie founded the Hall of Valence Mary in Cambridge in 1347, now better...