Skip to main content Accessibility help
×
Home
Hostname: page-component-99c86f546-md8df Total loading time: 0.551 Render date: 2021-12-07T09:06:54.947Z Has data issue: true Feature Flags: { "shouldUseShareProductTool": true, "shouldUseHypothesis": true, "isUnsiloEnabled": true, "metricsAbstractViews": false, "figures": true, "newCiteModal": false, "newCitedByModal": true, "newEcommerce": true, "newUsageEvents": true }

Part IV - From Play to Faith? Discussion

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  06 December 2017

Colin Renfrew
Affiliation:
University of Cambridge
Iain Morley
Affiliation:
University of Oxford
Michael Boyd
Affiliation:
University of Cambridge
Get access

Summary

Image of the first page of this content. For PDF version, please use the ‘Save PDF’ preceeding this image.'
Type
Chapter
Information
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2017

Access options

Get access to the full version of this content by using one of the access options below. (Log in options will check for institutional or personal access. Content may require purchase if you do not have access.)

References

Darwin, C. (1871). The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex. John Murray.Google Scholar
Malafouris, L. (2013). How Things Shape the Mind: A Theory of Material Engagement. Cambridge MA: The MIT Press.
Malafouris, L., & Renfrew, C. (Eds.) (2010). The Cognitive Life of Things: Recasting the Boundaries of the Mind. Cambridge: McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research.
Rochat, P. (2009). Others in Mind – Social Origins of Self-Consciousness. New York: Cambridge University Press.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Tallis, R. (2011). Aping Mankind: Neuromania, Darwinitis and the Misrepresentation of Humanity. Durham: Acumen.Google Scholar
Alexander, R. D. 1989. Evolution of the human psyche, in The Human Revolution, eds. Mellars, P. & Stringer, C.. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 455513.Google Scholar
Bekoff, M. & Allen, C. 1998. Intentional communication and social play: how and why animals negotiate and agree to play, in Animal Play: Evolutionary, Comparative, and Ecological perspectives, eds. Bekoff, M. & Byers, J. A.. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 97114.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Bekoff, M. & Pierce, J. 2009. Wild Justice: The Moral Lives of Animals. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Boyd, B. 2009. On the Origin of Stories: Evolution, Cognition and Fiction. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press.
Burghardt, G. M. 2005. The Genesis of Animal Play: Testing the Limits. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Carruthers, P. 2002. Human creativity: its cognitive basis, its evolution, and its connections with childhood pretence. British Journal of the Philosophy of Science 53, 225–49.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Donald, M. 2001. A Mind So Rare: The Evolution of Human Consciousness. London: Norton.Google Scholar
Engel, S. 2005. The narrative worlds of what is and what if. Cognitive Development 20, 514–25.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Göncü, A. & Perone, A. 2005. Pretend play as a life-span activity. Topoi 24, 137–47.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Hanna, J. L. 1979. Toward a Cross-Cultural Conceptualisation of Dance and some Correlate Considerations, in The Performing Arts: Music and Dance, eds. Blacking, A. R. & Kealinohomoku, J. W.. The Hague: Mouton Publishers, 1745.Google Scholar
Harris, P. L. 2000. The Work of the Imagination. Oxford: Blackwell.Google Scholar
Huizinga, J. 1955. Homo Ludens: A Study of the Play Element in Culture. Boston, MA: Beacon.Google Scholar
Inomata, T. 2006. Plazas, performers, and spectators: political theaters of the Classic Maya. Current Anthropology 47, 805–42.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Inomata, T. & Coben, L. S. (eds.), 2006. Archaeology of Performance: Theaters of Power, Community, and Politics. Lanham, MD: AltaMira Press.Google Scholar
Kendal, J., 2011. Cultural niche construction and human learning environments: investigating sociocultural perspectives. Biological Theory 6(3), 241–50.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
McConachie, B. 2011. An evolutionary perspective on play, performance and ritual. TDR: The Drama Review 55, 3350.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Mitchell, R. 2007. Pretense in animals: the continuing relevance of children’s pretense, in Play and Development: Evolutionary, Sociocultural and Functional Perspectives, eds. Göncü, A. & Gaskins, S.. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 5175.Google Scholar
Morley, I. 2009. Ritual and music – parallels and practice, and the Palaeolithic, in Becoming Human: Innovation in Prehistoric Material and Spiritual Culture, eds. Renfrew, C. & Morley, I.. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 159–75.Google Scholar
Morley, I. 2013. The Prehistory of Music: Human Evolution, Archaeology, and the Origins of Musicality. Oxford: Oxford University Press.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Morley, I. 2014. A multi-disciplinary approach to the origins of music: perspectives from anthropology, archaeology, cognition and behaviour. Journal of Anthropological Sciences 92, 147–77.Google ScholarPubMed
Nicolopoulou, A. 2006. The interplay of play and narrative in children’s development: theoretical reflections and concrete examples, in Play and Development: Evolutionary, Sociocultural and Functional Perspectives, eds. Göncü, A. & Gaskins, S.. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 247–73.Google Scholar
Odling-Smee, F. J. & Laland, K. N. 2009. Cultural niche construction: evolution’s cradle of language, in The Prehistory of Language, eds. Botha, R. & Knight., C. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 99121.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Pearson, M. & Shanks, M. 2001. Theater/Archaeology. London: Routledge.Google Scholar
Pellegrini, A. D. 2009. The Role of Play in Human Development. Oxford: Oxford University Press.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Rappaport, R. A. 1999. Ritual and Religion in the Making of Humanity. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Soar, K. 2010. Circular dance performances in the prehistoric Aegean, in Ritual Dynamics and the Science of Ritual Vol.2, Body, Performance, Agency and Experience, ed. Michaels, A.. Wiesbaden, Germany: Harrassowitz, 137–56.Google Scholar
Sterelny, K. 2011. The Evolved Apprentice: How Evolution Made Humans Unique, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.Google Scholar
Sutton-Smith, B. 1997. The Ambiguity of Play. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.Google Scholar
Whitehouse, H. 2004. Modes of Religiosity: A Cognitive Theory of Religious Transmission. Walnut Creek, CA: AltaMira Press.Google Scholar

Send book to Kindle

To send this book to your Kindle, first ensure no-reply@cambridge.org is added to your Approved Personal Document E-mail List under your Personal Document Settings on the Manage Your Content and Devices page of your Amazon account. Then enter the ‘name’ part of your Kindle email address below. Find out more about sending to your Kindle.

Note you can select to send to either the @free.kindle.com or @kindle.com variations. ‘@free.kindle.com’ emails are free but can only be sent to your device when it is connected to wi-fi. ‘@kindle.com’ emails can be delivered even when you are not connected to wi-fi, but note that service fees apply.

Find out more about the Kindle Personal Document Service.

Available formats
×

Send book to Dropbox

To send content items to your account, please confirm that you agree to abide by our usage policies. If this is the first time you use this feature, you will be asked to authorise Cambridge Core to connect with your account. Find out more about sending content to Dropbox.

Available formats
×

Send book to Google Drive

To send content items to your account, please confirm that you agree to abide by our usage policies. If this is the first time you use this feature, you will be asked to authorise Cambridge Core to connect with your account. Find out more about sending content to Google Drive.

Available formats
×