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Carl Brusse

  • PhD, MA BA(hons) BSc
  • Research Associate
  • University of Sydney
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Graduate student in Philosophy, at the Australian National University. • Philosophy of Biology (cultural evolution, multi-level selection, human evolution) • Formal modelling (game theory, signalling, evolution of cooperation) • History and Philosophy of Science (physics, evolutionary biology, health sciences) • Philosophy (moral and political philosophy, metaphysics, personal identity)

Recent publications

  • Cognitive Gadgets: The Cultural Evolution of Thinking. By Cecilia Heyes. Belknap Press. Cambridge (Massachusetts): Harvard University Press. $29.95. ix + 292 p.; ill.; index. ISBN: 9780674980150. 2018.

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  • Evolving Brains, Emerging Gods: Early Humans and the Origins of Religion. By E. Fuller Torrey. New York: Columbia University Press. $35.00. xix + 291 p.; ill.; index. ISBN: 9780231183369 (hc); 9780231544863 (eb). 2017.

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Professional experience

Research Associate

University of Sydney

July 2018 - Present

Research Officer

The Australian National University, APHCRI

March 2012 - March 2014(2 years)



Australian National University

March 2014 - August 2019(5 years)


Co-authors (7)

  • Phillip Money