Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Memes: is an expression by R. Dawkins (R. Dawkins, The Selfish Gene, Oxford, 1976) for a particularly fast-spreading shape or content that has emerged in a cultural context. Examples of memes are melodic fragments, linguistic expressions, names, emblems, images. See also genes, evolution, selection, communication.

Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.
Author Item    More concepts for author
Dawkins, R. Memes   Dawkins, R.
Deacon, Terrence W. Memes   Deacon, Terrence W.

Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-09-24