2010

Mind the Gap

Tracing the Origins of Human Universals

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ISBN: 978-3-642-02724-6 (Print) 978-3-642-02725-3 (Online)

Table of contents (22 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xix

  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-15

      Primate Behavior and Human Universals: Exploring the Gap

  3. Family & Social Organization

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 18-18

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      Pages 19-51

      The Deep Structure of Human Society: Primate Origins and Evolution

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      Pages 53-83

      Conflict and Bonding Between the Sexes

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      Pages 85-106

      The Unusual Women of Mpimbwe: Why Sex Differences in Humans are not Universal

  4. Politics & Power

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 108-108

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      Pages 109-138

      Dominance, Power, and Politics in Nonhuman and Human Primates

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      Pages 139-152

      Human Power and Prestige Systems

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      Pages 153-168

      The End of the Republic

  5. Intergroup Relationships

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 170-170

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      Pages 171-195

      Intergroup Aggression in Primates and Humans: The Case for a Unified Theory

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      Pages 197-220

      Why War? Motivations for Fighting in the Human State of Nature

  6. Foundations of Cooperation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 222-222

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      Pages 223-244

      From Grooming to Giving Blood: The Origins of Human Altruism

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      Pages 245-259

      Evolved Irrationality? Equity and the Origins of Human Economic Behavior

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      Pages 261-280

      From Whence the Captains of Our Lives: Ultimate and Phylogenetic Perspectives on Emotions in Humans and Other Primates

  7. Language, Thought & Communication

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 282-282

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      Pages 283-298

      Primate Communication and Human Language: Continuities and Discontinuities

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      Pages 299-313

      Language, Lies and Lipstick: A Speculative Reconstruction of the African Middle Stone Age “Human Revolution”

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      Pages 315-330

      Brain and Behaviour in Primate Evolution

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      Pages 331-349

      The Gap is Social: Human Shared Intentionality and Culture

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      Pages 351-371

      The Evolution and Development of Human Social Cognition

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      Pages 373-393

      Deceit and Self-Deception

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      Pages 395-426

      Human Universals and Primate Symplesiomorphies: Establishing the Lemur Baseline

  8. Innovation & Culture

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 428-428

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      Pages 429-450

      Ape Behavior and the Origins of Human Culture

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