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The COVID-19 Pandemic: A Biological and Cultural Evolutionary Analysis

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Wood, G, The COVID-19 Pandemic: A Biological and Cultural Evolutionary Analysis, Heterodox: The Blog, Heterodox Academy, June (2020) [Newspaper Article]


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Abstract

The emergence of SARS-CoV-2 and the disease it causes, COVID-19, has led to a pandemic. Although its future course is unknown, a biological and cultural evolutionary analysis can help us understand our current situation and predict our possible futures. You are now immersed in a global cultural evolutionary process (but you always have been).

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Item Type:Newspaper Article
Keywords:pandemic, coronavirus, COVID-19, biological evolution, cultural evolution, selfish gene, memetics
Research Division:Philosophy and Religious Studies
Research Group:Philosophy
Research Field:Philosophical psychology (incl. moral psychology and philosophy of action)
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding knowledge in language, communication and culture
UTAS Author:Wood, G (Dr Graham Wood)
ID Code:139286
Year Published:2020
Deposited By:Office of the School of Humanities
Deposited On:2020-06-05
Last Modified:2020-06-30
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