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On The Evolution of Agency (2022), with the author, and guest panelist Chris Heath.
What is human agency? How would we determine whether an animal is a legitimate agent, as opposed to just acting automatically? Tomasello investigates this by thinking about what capabilities and behaviors constitute agency and the degree to which near-human animals have these.
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