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Domains of generality

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  15 August 2017

Andrew Buskell
Affiliation:
London School of Economics, Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method, London School of Economics, London, United Kingdom, WC2A 2AE a.buskell@lse.ac.uk
Marta Halina
Affiliation:
University of Cambridge, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, CB2 3RH, United Kingdom mh801@cam.ac.uk http://people.ds.cam.ac.uk/mh801/

Abstract

We argue that general intelligence, as presented in the target article, generates multiple distinct and non-equivalent characterisations. Clarifying this central concept is necessary for assessing Burkart et al.'s proposal that the cultural intelligence hypothesis is the best explanation for the evolution of general intelligence. We assess this claim by considering two characterisations of general intelligence presented in the article.

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