The Meme Machine

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

Beyond Artificial Intelligence

Author: Jozef Kelemen
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
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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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Selfish Gene. Booksurge Llc (2008) 4. Blackmore, S.: The meme machine.
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Dawkins God

Author: Alister E. McGrath
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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.

Traffic Sign Recognition Systems

Author: Sergio Escalera
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30 Second Theories

Author: Paul Parsons
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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 ...

Why Spirituality Is Difficult For Westeners

Author: David Hay
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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 ...

Social Learning

Author: William Hoppitt
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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 ...

The Singularity

Author: Uziel Awret
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
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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 ...

The Quest

Author: Lyman C.D. Kulathungam
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Richard Dawkins, a british evolutionary biologist and popular science author, is a
reputed propagandist of such a strategy. based on his view that evolution is
genecentered, he proposes that “meme,” a word he coined, is the cultural
counterpart of the ... 3 biologists and behavioral psychologists, developing on
Dawkin's view, have been and are still trying to provide a physiological basis for
human religiosity. blackmore's The Meme Machine is a typical example of such
an attempt.

Measuring Time With Artifacts

Author: R. Lee Lyman
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