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The intelligent genome : on the origin of the human mind by mutation and selection

Author: Adolf Heschl
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Do our genes determine our behavior? In doing so, he creates an image of human evolution that argues that our entire individual knowledge is determined - to the smallest detail - by phylogeny.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Adolf Heschl
ISBN: 3540671668 9783540671664 3642086489 9783642086489
OCLC Number: 47805066
Description: 362 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Nature Explains Nurture --
1. The Myth of a Wonder of Nature --
2. Evolutionary Epistemology or the Difficulties of Getting Started --
3. To Be or Not to Be --
4. Chance as Necessity --
5. The Indivisible Individual --
6. L = C --
7. The Central Dogma Reformulated --
8. Learning: Appearances are Deceptive --
9. Edelman's Errors --
10. On the Heritability of Jazzophilia --
11. A Superfluous Law of Evolution --
12. The "Wonder" of Language --
13. Intelligent Sex: A Cognitivist View of Genetic Exchange Processes --
14. How to Explain Consciousness --
15. The True Nature of Scientific Revolutions --
16. "Evolution Has Us in Its Grip" --
17. The Survival of the Most Intelligent --
18. The Cultural Struggle of Genes --
19. Requiem for a Wonder of Nature.
Other Titles: Intelligente Genom.
Responsibility: Adolf Heschl.
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