TITLE

SCRIBES AND TEXTS: A TEST CASE FOR MODELS OF CULTURAL TRANSMISSION

AUTHOR(S)
Moore, F.C.T.
PUB. DATE
July 2001
SOURCE
Monist;Jul2001, Vol. 84 Issue 3, p417
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Investigates scribal copying as a test case for the memetic and epidemiological models for explaining cultural evolution or the distribution of cultural items. Working notion for scribes and scripts; Reasons to hesitate speech representation of a written script; Views on textual criticism and scribal copying; Psychology of language production and perception.
ACCESSION #
5105468

 

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