Walker (2013) on STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Maths. And consilience.
Twenty-something controversies in Ten Domains; It’s a scandal, I tellsya. The ten domains being: Consilience > Evocriticism > Systems Theory > Creativity > Biology > Culture > Cultural Evolution > Narratology > Screenwriting > Filmmaking > Memetics > Philosophy.
An excerpt from Rancour-Laferriere’s `Preliminary Remarks on Literary Memetics’, from Biopoetics (1999) .
Reply to 4 critics of “Memetics as a pseudo-science” (Part 1 of 4) – Part 1 – Reply to Hallpike (2004) “Memetics: a Darwinian pseudo-science.”
A formal Outline of a Science of Memetics: (1) Definitions, (2) The Theory, and (3) some Heuristics for – The scientific paradigm of Memetic Culturology.
Quotes from EO Wilson on `The Arts and their Interpretation’ (and consilience) from a chapter in `Evolution, Literature, Film: A Reader’ (2010). There will be a test, on Friday.
The plots and themes in the Top 20 RoI Films all revolve around: (1) Self-preservation (2) Mating (3) Status (4) Coalition formation, and (5) Kin. Includes an excerpt from Nettle’s chapter in `Evolution, Literature and Film: A Reader’ (2010)
An analysis of thematic concerns in the Top 20 RoI films, using some thematic analytical tools from Literary Darwinism.