First Shots Fired For The Phylogenetic Revolution in Religious Studies: a Commentary on David Sloan Wilson

Abstract

Wilson’s target article illustrates how evolutionary hypotheses are advancing the science of complex cultural systems. We agree. The following extends the conversation to consider the benefits of evolutionary methods. We restrict our review to computational phylogenetic methods as these are being used to test evolutionary hypotheses about religions.

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Bulbulia J, Atkinson QD, Greenhill SJ & Gray RD. 2013. First Shots Fired For The Phylogenetic Revolution in Religious Studies: a Commentary on David Sloan Wilson. Cliodynamics.

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Bulbulia J, Atkinson QD, Greenhill SJ & Gray RD. 2013. First Shots Fired For The Phylogenetic Revolution in Religious Studies: a Commentary on David Sloan Wilson. Cliodynamics.
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