The Meme Machine

Author: Susan Blackmore
Publisher: Oxford Paperbacks
ISBN: 9780192862129
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These are all memes, a term first coined by Richard Dawkins in 1976 in his book The Selfish Gene.

Das Egoistische Gen

Author: Richard Dawkins
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3642553915
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Nach Richard Dawkins ́ vor über 30 Jahren entworfener und heute noch immer provozierender These steuern und dirigieren unsere von Generation zu Generation weitergegebenen Gene uns, um sich selbst zu erhalten.

Dawkins God

Author: Alister E. McGrath
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118724917
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This is the first book-length response to Richard Dawkins, author of some of the most popular scientific works, such as The Selfish Gene and The Blind Watchmaker.

Beyond Artificial Intelligence

Author: Jozef Kelemen
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3642344216
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... mostly as a limiting factor. Acknowledgements. This research was supported by
the Ministry of Education of the Czech Republic, project No. MˇSMT LC536.
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Dawkins, R.: The selfish gene. Popular Science. Oxford University Press (1989) 3
. Flegr, J.: Frozen Evolution: Or, That's Not the Way It Is, Mr. Darwin - Farewell to
Selfish Gene. Booksurge Llc (2008) 4. Blackmore, S.: The meme machine.
Popular Science ...

Traffic Sign Recognition Systems

Author: Sergio Escalera
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781447122456
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... Stenger, B., Hori, O.: Discriminative feature co-occurrence selection for object
detection. IEEE Trans. Pattern Anal. Mach. Intell. 30(7), 1257–1269 (2008)
Freeman, W.T., Adelson, E.H.: The design and use of steerable filters. IEEE Trans
. Pattern Anal. Mach. Intell. 13(9), 891–906 (1991) Blackmore, S.: The Meme
Machine (Popular Science). Oxford University Press, USA (2000) Calvin, W.H.:
The six essentials? minimal requirements for the darwinian bootstrapping of
quality (1997) 43.

30 Second Theories

Author: Paul Parsons
Publisher: Icon Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781848314528
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His book The Science of Doctor Who was one of 12 books longlisted for the 2007
Royal Society Prize for Science Books. FOREWORD Martin Rees is President of
the ... Jim is the author of several successful popular science books including
Black Holes, Wormholes, and Time Machines and Quantum: A Guide for the
Perplexed. In 2007, he received the Royal Society's ... Her books include The
Meme Machine and Conversations on Consciousness. Michael Brooks is a
former features ...

Ancient Mythology Of Modern Science

Author: Gregory Schrempp
Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
ISBN: 0773539891
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A Mythologist Looks (Seriously) at Popular Science Writing Gregory Schrempp ...
It is difficult to imagine a more ambitious naturalizing gesture than Barrow's
attempt to root the size of the fire-maker – and smuggled in around its size, its
cultural tastes – in the fundamental constants of nature. ... from nature to culture,
only to conclude, famously, “we are built as gene machines and cultured as
meme machines, The great social science work on right and left is 250 Notes to
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Why Spirituality Is Difficult For Westeners

Author: David Hay
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
ISBN: 184540811X
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There is a good discussion of the positive and negative role of memes in survival
in William Durham's book Co-Evolution. The term 'meme' itself has proved to be
very successfully spread through the field of popular science and triggered the
publication of numerous books and articles on the subject. Introductions to
memetics include Susan Blackmore's The Meme Machine (Oxford University
Press, 1999), and Darwinising Culture: the Status of Memetics as a Science, ed.
Robert ...

The Singularity

Author: Uziel Awret
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
ISBN: 1845409175
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The Meme Machine (1999) has been translated into 16 other languages; other
books include Conversations on Consciousness (2005), Zen and the Art of
Consciousness (2011), and a textbook, Consciousness: An Introduction (2nd ed .
... and Godplayers/K-Machines), critical and theoretical studies (including
Reading by Starlight, The Architecture of Babel, Theory and its Discontents),
popular science (including The Spike and The Last Mortal Generation), and
edited volumes (such ...

Social Learning

Author: William Hoppitt
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400846501
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Dawkins portrayed a meme as a newly evolved, insidious kind of replicator that “
infected” humans with catchy ideas. e meme idea was given further attention
through a series of highly successful and popular science books, including
Daniel Dennett's Consciousness Explained (1991) and Darwin's Dangerous Idea
(1995), and Susan Blackmore's (1999) e Meme Machine. In the late 1990s, the
first academic conferences were held on the topic of memetics, raising the
possibility that ...