Evolution and the Human Mind

Evolution and the Human Mind

Modularity, Language and Meta-Cognition

By Peter Carruthers (Editor); Andrew Chamberlain (Editor)

Cambridge University Press, Paperback, 9780521789080, 348pp.

Publication Date: January 13, 2002



About the Author
Peter Carruthers is Professor and Chair of the Philosophy Department at the University of Maryland College Park. He was until recently Professor of Philosophy at the University of Sheffield, where he founded and directed the Hang Seng Centre for Cognitive Studies. He is the author of Language, Thought and Consciousness (Cambridge, 1996), Phenomenal Consciousness: A Naturalistic Theory (Cambridge, 2000), and (with George Botterill) of The Philosophy of Psychology (Cambridge, 1999). He co-edited the previous three Hang Seng Centre volumes, Theories of Theories of Mind (Cambridge, 1996), Language and Thought (Cambridge, 1998) and Evolution and the Human Mind (Cambridge, 2000).

Andrew Chamberlain is a Lecturer in the Department of Archaeology and Prehistory at the University of Sheffield.