The Brno Effect: From Culture to Mind

  title={The Brno Effect: From Culture to Mind},
  author={Timothy F. Taylor},
  journal={Journal of World Prehistory},
  • T. Taylor
  • Published 3 August 2011
  • Philosophy
  • Journal of World Prehistory
This paper connects to several of Andrew Sherratt’s abiding interests: grand narrative, general theory, Mitteleuropa, typology, the problems of comparative method, and, tangentially, the question of the origin and nature of the relationship between faith and reason. In addition, what I have to say builds strongly on the work of David Clarke, whose powerful influence was exerted on me principally via Andrew. The title reference is to the Middle Upper Palaeolithic mammoth ivory marionette of a… 
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