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Professor Dan Sperber FBA

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About this Fellow

Cognition, communication and culture in an evolutionary perspective; anthropological fieldwork in Ethiopia, theoretical and experimental work in linguistic pragmatics and in cognitive psychology



Current post

  • Directeur de Recherche émérite au Centre National de la Recherché Scientifique, Institut Jean Nicod, Paris; Professor, Departments of Cognitive Science and of Philosophy, Central European University, Budapest

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