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The Evolution of the Curious Mind

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Paperback in VGC, spine unbroken. very clean copy (sticker in front flyleaf from previous owner)

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. Is the universe around us a figment of our imagination? Or are our minds figments of reality? In this refreshing new look at the evolution of mind and culture, bestselling authors Ian Stewart and Jack Cohen eloquently argue that our minds necessarily evolved inextricably within the context of culture and language. They go beyond conventional reductionist ideas to look at how the mind is the response of an evolving brain trying to grapple with a complex environment. Along the way they develop new and intriguing insights into the nature of evolution, science and humanity.

Item details

Author(s):
Stewart, Ian, and Cohen, Jack
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
15 x 22.5 x 2.3 cms
Edition:
1st, 1997
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0521571553
ISBN-13:
9780521571555
Number of pages:
324
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
Figments of Reality

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Paperback in VGC, spine unbroken. very clean copy (sticker in front flyleaf from previous owner)

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. Is the universe around us a figment of our imagination? Or are our minds figments of reality? In this refreshing new look at the evolution of mind and culture, bestselling authors Ian Stewart and Jack Cohen eloquently argue that our minds necessarily evolved inextricably within the context of culture and language. They go beyond conventional reductionist ideas to look at how the mind is the response of an evolving brain trying to grapple with a complex environment. Along the way they develop new and intriguing insights into the nature of evolution, science and humanity.

Author(s):
Stewart, Ian, and Cohen, Jack
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
15 x 22.5 x 2.3 cms
Edition:
1st, 1997
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0521571553
ISBN-13:
9780521571555
Number of pages:
324
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
Figments of Reality

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