Evolution cannot explain how minds work.

Abstract

Following Jerry Hogan, I argue that questions of function and evolution, and questions of mechanism should be seen as logically distinct. Evolution is concerned with a historical reconstruction of traits, while the actual underlying mechanisms are the domain of cognitive neuroscience and psychology. Functional and evolutionary considerations may be used to… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.beproc.2015.06.008

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