Chapter 6. Ninye Kanye: The Human Mind. Traditional Papuan Societies as Models to Understand Evolution towards the Social Brain

  1. Martin Brüne1,
  2. Hedda Ribbert1 and
  3. Wulf Schiefenhövel2,3
  1. Wulf Schiefenhövel2,3

Published Online: 1 SEP 2003

DOI: 10.1002/0470867221.ch6

The Social Brain: Evolution and Pathology

The Social Brain: Evolution and Pathology

How to Cite

Schiefenhövel, W. (2003) Ninye Kanye: The Human Mind. Traditional Papuan Societies as Models to Understand Evolution towards the Social Brain, in The Social Brain: Evolution and Pathology (eds M. Brüne, H. Ribbert and W. Schiefenhövel), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470867221.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Centre for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Bochum, Alexandrinenstrasse 1–3, D-44791 Bochum, Germany

  2. 2

    Human Ethology Group, Max-Planck-Society, Andechs, Centre for Human Sciences, University of Munich, Germany

  3. 3

    Human Ethology Group, Max-Planck-Society, Von-der-Tann-Strasse 3, D-82346 Andechs, Germany

Author Information

  1. 2

    Human Ethology Group, Max-Planck-Society, Andechs, Centre for Human Sciences, University of Munich, Germany

  2. 3

    Human Ethology Group, Max-Planck-Society, Von-der-Tann-Strasse 3, D-82346 Andechs, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 SEP 2003
  2. Published Print: 14 MAR 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470849606

Online ISBN: 9780470867228

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Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Enphronesis, Understanding the Mind of Another Person

  • The Eipo and Their Enphronesis-prone World

  • Conclusion: Does Enphronesis Pay?

  • References