On the genealogy of norms: a case for the role of emotion in cultural evolution

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Publication Type Journal Article
School or College College of Humanities
Department Philosophy
Creator Nichols, Shaun
Title On the genealogy of norms: a case for the role of emotion in cultural evolution
Date 2002-07-29
Description Argues that emotional responses constitute one important set of mechanisms that affects the cultural viability of norms. Historical evidence indicating that 16th century etiquette norms prohibiting disgusting actions were much more likely to survive than other 16th century etiquette norms; Need for research focus on the role of emotional systems in cultural transmission.
Type Text
Publisher University of Chicago Press
Volume 69
Issue 2
First Page 234
Last Page 255
Subject Emotions; Etiquette; Social change; Social norms; Social aspects
Subject LCSH Emotions; Social evolution; Social norms
Language eng
Bibliographic Citation Nichols, S. (2002). On the Genealogy of Norms: A Case for the Role of Emotion in Cultural Evolution. Philosophy; of Science, 69(2), 234-55.
Rights Management (c)2002 by University of Chicago Press http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/loi/phos
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Date Created 2012-06-13
Date Modified 2021-05-06
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Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6z32h40
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