"A model of clarity, the book's appeal is wide - from philosophers to sociologists, anyone interested in how cultures change will benefit from reading The Selfish Meme. Her rigorous approach makes her theory more palatable than other theories of cultural evolution."
Philosophy TODAY - read the full review here.
"Its chief virtue, however, may prove to lie in the precision with which she defines the concept and the philosophical commitments that underlie it. If we choose to reject the meme concept, it may be forphilosophical reasons as much as for anything else."
Social Science Information - ready the full review here.
"Kate Distin's book gives an excellent, thorough and comprehensive presentation and critical discussion of the field of memetics . . . read the book - it is worth it!"
Journal of Biosocial Science (2008) 40 - read the full review here.
"The Selfish Meme is a very readable and thought provoking book, and I would have no hesitation in recommending it to open-minded students and scholars in any biological, anthropological or sociological field."
CAMBRIDGE (The Magazine of the Cambridge Society) No. 57 - read the full review here.
"Distin's discussion is even-handed and informative for those wishing to update themselves on the current state of play in the field."
Scientific and Medical Network Review
"memetics is wrong."
Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews - read the full review here.
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