The meme machine popular science new ed edition in the meme machine susan blackmore boldly asserts just as the design of our bodies can be understood only in terms of natural selection so the design of our minds can be understood only in terms of memetic selection indeed blackmore shows that once our distant ancestors acquired the . The meme machine lays out the foundation for a new science or at least it tries too and fails and fails blackmore is a wonderfully knowledgeable author and the varied topics she dives in to while illustrating and describing her meme theory is one the reasons this book is still somewhat worthwhile. Taking the memes eye view 5 three problems with memes 6 the big brain 7 the origins of language 8 meme gene coevolution 9 the limits of sociobiology 10 an orgasm saved my life 11 sex in the modern world preface the meme machine strange creatures universal darwinism darwinism. The meme machine 2000 is a popular science book by psychologist susan blackmore on the subject of memes blackmore attempts to constitute memetics as a science by discussing its empirical and analytic potential as well as some important problems with memetics. The meme machine susan blackmore foreword by richard dawkins popular science second edition susan blackmore eurekas and euphorias walter gratzer quantitative genetics in the wild anne charmantier dany garant and loeske e b kruuk oxford studies in philosophy of law volume 1
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