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The Resource Figments of Reality : the Evolution of the Curious Mind

Figments of Reality : the Evolution of the Curious Mind

Label
Figments of Reality : the Evolution of the Curious Mind
Title
Figments of Reality
Title remainder
the Evolution of the Curious Mind
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Bestselling authors Ian Stewart and Jack Cohen return with an exhilarating and entertaining exploration of how mind, language and culture evolved. Providing a fresh outlook on these topical questions, they develop new and intriguing insights into the nature of evolution, science and humanity
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Stewart, Ian
Dewey number
  • 155.7
  • 153.4/2
  • 573.2
Index
index present
LC call number
  • BF311 .S679 1997eb
  • BF311.S679 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Cohen, Jack
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  • Cognition and culture
  • Consciousness
  • Intellect
  • Genetic psychology
  • Cultural pluralism
  • Cognition and culture
  • Consciousness
  • Cultural pluralism
  • Genetic psychology
  • Intellect
Label
Figments of Reality : the Evolution of the Curious Mind
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-316) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preliminaries; Contents; Preface; Figure Acknowledgements; Prologue; 1 The Origins of Life; 2 The Reductionist Nightmare; 3 Ant Country; 4 Winning Ways; 5 Universals and Parochials; 6 Neural Nests; 7 Features Great and Small; 8 What is it Like to be a Human?; 9 We Wanted to Have a Chapter on Free Will, but We Decided not to, so Here It Is; 10 Extelligence; 11 Simplex, Complex, Multiplex; Epilogue; Notes; Further Reading; Index
Control code
475870095
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (341 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511053665
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)475870095
Label
Figments of Reality : the Evolution of the Curious Mind
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-316) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preliminaries; Contents; Preface; Figure Acknowledgements; Prologue; 1 The Origins of Life; 2 The Reductionist Nightmare; 3 Ant Country; 4 Winning Ways; 5 Universals and Parochials; 6 Neural Nests; 7 Features Great and Small; 8 What is it Like to be a Human?; 9 We Wanted to Have a Chapter on Free Will, but We Decided not to, so Here It Is; 10 Extelligence; 11 Simplex, Complex, Multiplex; Epilogue; Notes; Further Reading; Index
Control code
475870095
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (341 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511053665
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)475870095

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