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Andrew Buskell @AndrewBuskell Cambridge, England

Leverhulme Early Career Fellow at University of Cambridge: Philosophy of Psychology and of Science; Cultural Evolution; Ethics & Politics | he/him

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Joined Twitter 12/14/11


⚡️NEW EPISODE⚡️ #NativeReads ep. 7: Custer Died for Your Sins w/ Phil Deloria Nick Estes interviews historian Phi… https://t.co/slmLh0RVag
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8/10
2020
I wrote a thing about how I accidentally became a university historian 30 years ago. The moral of the story: there… https://t.co/h0M6zrDPae
Retweeted by Andrew BuskellJob Alert! Come spend a year with @aiyanakoka and myself in @CCE_Brunel working on the evolution of folk medicine a… https://t.co/E27hFTfKei
Retweeted by Andrew Buskell @lakens It's a fascinating contrast to Junior Research Fellowships of Oxbridge, where the prestige of the fellowshi… https://t.co/TGRbf7JKTg
8/7
2020
@NeuroYogacara Sound advice, Bryce, thanks. I think this resonates with what @EM_Gerson is driving at as well. I g… https://t.co/2sgITQsrrP @NeuroYogacara I read that paper ages ago! A monster! Definitely worth a re-read. Thanks, Bryce. Now I will have… https://t.co/XhIOVIKyuTIs there an established term for social kinds whose instances are social groups (e.g. 'nations', 'bands', 'families… https://t.co/liL8ONuNGDJob opportunity for someone interested in science outreach and philosophy of science. #scicomm #Science https://t.co/kSSB3uMsqQ
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8/3
2020
@celsoaaneto Congratulations! @Edge_metron 😬 It's definitely a crutch.
8/2
2020
@zoophilosophy Awesome news. Congratulations!
7/31
2020
Excited to announce publication of my edited book "Culture History and Convergent Evolution: Can we Detect Populati… https://t.co/HupVVL2nXn
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7/29
2020
@rowsterr @chipperpj Marvelous. Thank you. Jim Scott is fantastic, and this is one I have not yet read.Five (mostly) contemporary philosophers who are my models for how to do excellent work, address contemporary proble… https://t.co/wTuJmHiXuW
7/26
2020
I'm preparing for an online lithics recording session with @mesodeeside . Thought I'd remove the mystique of lithi… https://t.co/RS3Pf1VAxz
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7/24
2020
@evantthompson @AmneMachin Do you have any recommendations on Bateson? One of my colleagues swears Naven is where i… https://t.co/y7vMlcINNd @rowsterr Hi Rowena. Thanks again for your question. It was a great one, and I'm still pondering it! If any refere… https://t.co/x0jQFBhUAS
7/23
2020
@quiteclare @adinapreda These are incredible. Ours outside are just tiny green nubbins.
7/21
2020
It's finally ready! A directory (by self-nomination only) for scholars in the *Evolutionary Human Sciences* who ide… https://t.co/mUKZLTIrRu
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7/19
2020
I’ve just finished @MisakCheryl’s ‘A Sheer Excess of Powers’, a beautiful and innovative biography of Frank Ramsey.… https://t.co/7NpOKUYu3p @Lincoln81 @MikeOtsuka I would support IA if there were reason to think continued pressure would yield results. Bu… https://t.co/k1dfyWEU1U
7/16
2020
@MikeOtsuka Thanks Mike--that's a helpful clarification. I had been reading the UCU documents thinking this pay increase was at stake. @MikeOtsuka Thanks Mike, that helps explains the messaging. But what should be the rationale be for individual UC… https://t.co/vfcYExy9an @MikeOtsuka Thanks Mike--yes, the UCU Consultative Ballot.Does anyone have advice on the USS Consultative Ballot? I can't imagine further action would garner a better resul… https://t.co/w75Qm45j4h
7/14
2020
@birchlse Or "culture"?
7/11
2020
@heidiColleran @DrAdamPowell Awww yeaaah! Congratulations you two! @RagoVago Alfredo, can you say a little more about what it means to 'share information' here? It's the only part of… https://t.co/iSOASqKQPZ
7/8
2020
@PhyllisIllari @stsucl Wonderful news, congratulations! @EmmaMTobin @stsucl Many congratulations! @Feyerabender As someone who came to HPS from philosophy who came to that after a degree in psychology, I still fee… https://t.co/iBk7cV01Qe
7/6
2020
Special Issue of the Review of Philosophy and Psychology on Cultural Variation in Cognition - deadline April 1st https://t.co/uLFXKxz77z
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7/5
2020
@KevinZollman Remove the offensive material, but note the presence of offensive material and provide a link/citation to the full quotation?Online summer school: Minorities, rights & inequality 22-29 July ⁦@BlavatnikSchool⁩ me, ⁦@tommie_shelby⁩ ⁦… https://t.co/oh9aBS2mzM
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7/1
2020
@KevinZollman Hot Take: Jeff Smith's Bone is basically a long-form examination of the Beer-Quiche game. https://t.co/Ajvqiu7nOr
6/30
2020
@RachaelBrown42 Likewise, Rachael! I'm loving these POBAM meetings--one never knows who is going to pop out and ask a question.
6/29
2020
This is the complete #BeyondNetworks playlist: https://t.co/g6O4xx238V. We had our last discussion with the Uni Vi… https://t.co/ohjNUALT1S
Retweeted by Andrew Buskell @AmneMachin Yeah man. He tells you that when you play the tape of life backwards and speed it up **just right** you… https://t.co/dreVKE0WLP
6/26
2020
I know that the calendar on these is terrible for most people on the job market, but: if you're interested in a pos… https://t.co/j95LMw6DBd
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6/24
2020
::starts sweating nervously:: https://t.co/PTlJZdkRBK
6/23
2020
@timcrane102 My last run-in with Hugh was sharing pints with him, Tim Lewens, and fellow thespian Chris Clarke. A c… https://t.co/N4lKL8SgUtTwo faces of DHM. RIP, Hugh. https://t.co/KIy210MT44
Retweeted by Andrew Buskell @aclarkenz @dmyelnikov Thanks Andrew! The netting and forks are our cat-defense system. We have at least two in the… https://t.co/yzmgMV5Nci
6/22
2020
@aclarkenz @dmyelnikov https://t.co/y9ilI2U2Tm
6/20
2020
@cedric_p Surely, by this logic, my days of playing Goldeneye on the N64 make me a reprehensible monster. And that… https://t.co/jfaWcsZuNH“Knowing My Place” – Public Lecture with Sarah Fine https://t.co/ufZuX6zt2q
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6/18
2020
@aclarkenz @dmyelnikov Andrew, that looks amazing! We're taking your cue this year and growing squashes in tubs. Pictures to follow.
6/17
2020
I just remembered this joke existed and felt intense ataraxia once again. https://t.co/0LYjpBy6wD @CulturalEvolSoc and @NIMBioS have produced a series of free online modules on Cultural Evolution, designed by some… https://t.co/CBOoWUtedN
Retweeted by Andrew Buskell @CommunicatMind You're too hip. Skype would be great. Maybe you can convince me that 1Q84 is worth the paper it's printed on. @Iza_Romanowska @MichaelESmith @AndreCosto @StefaniCrabtree Not shameful at all, and certainly not my intention to… https://t.co/FkSX0r4doq @SadiahQureshi @birchlse might have some insights here. @Iza_Romanowska @MichaelESmith @AndreCosto @StefaniCrabtree Theoretical and epistemological concerns around 'big da… https://t.co/rDYte53uIq @Iza_Romanowska @MichaelESmith @AndreCosto @StefaniCrabtree A quick note to say that the philosophy of scientific p… https://t.co/EMsAoTwIvE @Edge_metron @SuttonProfessor @architraved @aleshaporisky @emmpask @CommunicatMind @ehatmat Thanks for sharing! L… https://t.co/tUjS4ndVXa
6/16
2020
@ehatmat @SuttonProfessor @architraved @Edge_metron @aleshaporisky @emmpask @CommunicatMind This is good news, with… https://t.co/5m8NWJpzvI @SuttonProfessor @architraved @Edge_metron @aleshaporisky @emmpask @CommunicatMind @ehatmat But the dissertation al… https://t.co/W6zqTMUKgu @SuttonProfessor @architraved @Edge_metron @aleshaporisky @emmpask @CommunicatMind @ehatmat Thanks! I started on… https://t.co/UqxmUK9rOVI'm jealous of @SuttonProfessor's access to real books! Here are six loaded on my antiquated e-reader: I'd be curi… https://t.co/kvlJ5qSKY0
6/15
2020
Lecture 3 of module 11 #BeyondNetworks is out now: it shows how the extended evolutionary synthesis #EES is (1) no… https://t.co/XnWRS21YOw
Retweeted by Andrew BuskellMy new book Chimpanzee Culture Wars rethinks human nature in conversation with chimpanzee ethnographers and compara… https://t.co/jZKDZvc6Ce
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6/14
2020
@EtheHerring @js_thrill Ack! 'Philosopher of the Heart' @EtheHerring @js_thrill I can second the suggestion of Alain Locke's Biography 'The New Negro' by Jeffrey Stewart (… https://t.co/jo5NeT04bH
6/13
2020
PhD candidate Olesya Bondarenko has reviewed M. Meloni’s book 'Impressionable Biologies' on the concept of plastici… https://t.co/LFhODtXbJp
Retweeted by Andrew Buskell @wgervais Tim Lewens's "Cultural Evolution"; also his entry at the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy: https://t.co/19VZuqICHX
6/10
2020
The moment when they really, definitely, absolutely can’t cancel your book because they suddenly realize it’s not r… https://t.co/MiyClYgC3T
Retweeted by Andrew BuskellJoin us Friday on the Cultural Evolution Discord Server (https://t.co/w10AfyuQaf) at 2pm (BST) to discuss the 2010… https://t.co/V9eUSJ3Qso
Retweeted by Andrew Buskell @yoginho Thank you for the read, @yoginho! I'll be curious what the reaction is from your students--both to my paper and the EES.Preparing this week’s “synthesis in perspective” lecture by reading this excellent paper by @AndrewBuskell:… https://t.co/ZpX2lTIyYH
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6/9
2020
Did you know that Indigenous people in the US are among the most affected by COVID-19? I'll be talking about the hi… https://t.co/yILKfVLUzp
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6/8
2020
Hold spot on your calendars for this Thurs, noon-1:30 pm PDT! Will be in conversation w/scholars working on issues… https://t.co/56yptR4djO
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6/2
2020
@birchlse The master-slave dialectic begins.This thread exemplifies one of the many reasons that I think the @CambridgeHPS IB course is the most important cour… https://t.co/JGK2BZ3muB
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6/1
2020
@Seb_Falk @RandomJetship @Cambridge_Uni @CambridgeHPS @hpslib I would pick 5 and regurgitate all the Hasok Chang I… https://t.co/E3ecXRs8ZR @RandomJetship @Seb_Falk @Cambridge_Uni @CambridgeHPS @hpslib My reaction? https://t.co/3Fij2WCYJN @RandomJetship @Seb_Falk @Cambridge_Uni @CambridgeHPS @hpslib Boof. 13. Bad pick.
5/29
2020
Today at 3.30pm: Calculating Trust, a virtual conversation with Stephanie Dick (Pennsylvania), Sabina Leonelli (Exe… https://t.co/JElsQYKvS1
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5/28
2020
@matt_zefferman Maniac Mansion! Man, that game had some bangin' tunes. https://t.co/DJiUCWbC1k
5/27
2020
New review paper with @amesoudi out in @TrendsCognSci: Cumulative Cultural Evolution within Evolving Population Str… https://t.co/lhePDGSHzA
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5/26
2020
@tscottphillips @acerbialberto @hugoreasoning Thanks Thom. I agree, though think the point applies more broadly: cu… https://t.co/rSdWPz5b1l
5/25
2020
@cedric_p @acerbialberto @hugoreasoning Thanks for the kind words, Cedric! @hugoreasoning @acerbialberto And thanks to you. Though there wasn't an acknowledgements section, I appreciate the… https://t.co/lg69CV984cMy double review of @acerbialberto's 'Cultural Evolution in the Digital Age' and @hugoreasoning's 'Not Born Yesterd… https://t.co/ojXnxjBqrC
5/24
2020
@birchlse Mend @birchlse Brological Theory @wileyprof @philosophybites A similar point is raised by @mpigliucci below. According to the UUK, as of 2019, the U… https://t.co/yGd6iRtUiz
5/22
2020
Philosophy of biology folks, you may want to consider applying for this post-doc at Dalhousie. It's basically the p… https://t.co/ajo99wcM0d
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5/21
2020
@Psycasm This isn't a perfect answer, but might be a place to pilfer the citation list: Anne Harrington's 'The Placebo Effect'. @OlufemiOTaiwo @AmneMachin @lastpositivist Total agreement here. Entity-based metaphysics have been used to underm… https://t.co/HXoI3VZBcT @AmneMachin @lastpositivist Having just listened to @OlufemiOTaiwo's recent interview, I also wonder if he might ha… https://t.co/PUXMaf56U8 @AmneMachin @lastpositivist But if yinz had the time, I'd be curious to hear about the other cases where you and/or… https://t.co/m6qOfNY8om @AmneMachin @lastpositivist This is a helpful thread, Aaron, thanks. I think an interesting case study for the in… https://t.co/AXsgUpx4QZMeaning: thinking about process ontology in sympathetic ways might lead you to be inclined to notice certain things… https://t.co/uwJP1ZwMOZ
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5/20
2020
Royal Society meeting in March 2021 (assuming lockdown has ended): The emergence of collective knowledge and cumul… https://t.co/QKwiZept9j
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5/19
2020
I just learned that UniMelb is offering a fantastic 3-year postdoc fellowship. If you're interested in working with… https://t.co/mhmN5SSl7K
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5/16
2020
Race and climate change, call for articles: https://t.co/p4NLOj9Kts
Retweeted by Andrew Buskell @AFabregasT Yes, thanks Alejandro. I had never thought of DNA barcoding as essentializing, merely a pragmatic taxo… https://t.co/Ti9rp5Mzhz @raimondiand @sanewman1 Thanks, very helpful. Embarrassingly--for my memory, that is--I suspect that I saw him present this very paper... @sanewman1 At the bleeding edge--not even out yet! Many thanks for this @sanewman1, very relevant. I look forward to reading it.FWIW, my reason for asking arises from the seemingly omnipresent arguments against 'cultural essentialism' in one f… https://t.co/n5Gr1wbsz7
5/14
2020

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