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Gaining control : how human behavior evolved

Author: Robert Aunger; Valerie Curtis
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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'Gaining control' tells the story of how human behavioral capacities evolved from those of other animal species. Exploring what is known about the psychological capacities of other groups of animals,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Aunger; Valerie Curtis
ISBN: 9780199688951 0199688958
OCLC Number: 913716377
Description: xi, 162 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: SECTION ONE: THE BASIC ARGUMENT; SECTION TWO: AN EVOLUTIONARY NARRATIVE; SECTION THREE: PHILOSOPHICAL PERSPECTIVES; SECTION FOUR: CONCLUDING THOUGHTS
Other Titles: How human behavior evolved
Responsibility: Robert Aunger and Valerie Curtis

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One of the interesting aspects of this book is the way in which the authors define emotions not by the feelings that accompany them but by their behavioural purposes * Dr Robert Hill, The Journal of Read more...

 
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