, Volume 22, Issue 2, pp 347–350 | Cite as

Explaining the human syndrome

Kim Sterelny: The evolved apprentice: How evolution made humans unique. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2012, xvi+242pp, $35 HB
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Christ’s CollegeCambridgeUK

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