Culture and Psychology in the 21st Century: Conceptions of Culture and Person for Psychology Revisited
JOURNAL OF CROSS-CULTURAL PSYCHOLOGY | SAGE PUBLICATIONS INC | Published : 2016
At the end of the 20th century, a survey of the metatheoretical landscape of culture and psychology noted an emerging consensus—physicalist ontology, gene–culture co-evolutionary phylogeny, gene–culture interactionist ontogeny, and a mutual constitutionist view of culture and mind. Revisiting the terrain now, the then emerging consensus seems well established, but new challenges appear on the horizon, prompting us to expand our metatheoretical scope. Extending beyond phylogeny, we need to consider a geological timescale, and further naturalizing the culture concept, we need to consider culture and human activity within the planetary system. According to some, we have left the Holocene, and e..View full abstract
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The author(s) disclosed receipt of the following financial support for the research, authorship, and/or publication of this article: The preparation of the presentation and this article was facilitated by grants from the Australian Research Council to the author (DP130100845 and DP 130102229).