The co-evolution of human intersubjectivity , morality and language

@inproceedings{Zlatev2017TheCO,
  title={The co-evolution of human intersubjectivity , morality and language},
  author={Jordan Zlatev},
  year={2017}
}
The chapter argues that language, which rests on the sharing of linguistic norms, honest information, and moral norms, evolved through a co-evolutionary process with a pivotal role for intersubjectivity. Mainstream evolutionary models, based only on individual-level and gene-level selection, are argued to be incapable to account for such sharing of care, values and information, thus implying the need to evoke multi-level selection, including (cultural) group selection. Four of the most… CONTINUE READING