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RE: Learning Paradox

(Assimilation & accommodation, or appropriation? -- i'm confused by these
distinctions, BUT) -- add, from "Timewalkers: The prehistory of global
civilization" by Clive Gamble, which I stumbled across reading Katherine
Nelson while in San Diego, **exaptation** : the use of an existing tool for
a new purpose, which sets up all sorts of affordances/ demands for novelty
in thinking and doing.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Glick, Joseph [mailto:JGlick@gc.cuny.edu]
> Sent: Tuesday, July 27, 2004 1:47 PM
> To: 'xmca@weber.ucsd.edu'
> Subject: RE: Learning Paradox
> Assimilation, accommodation, adaptation, organization anyone?