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The prehistory of the mind : a search for the origins of art, religion, and science

Author: Steven J Mithen
Publisher: London : Phoenix, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Since the 1980s consensus opinion is that the mind is like a collection of specialised modules each tasked for a specific purpose. The author seeks to elucidate and account for this theory and explain what it means to be human in this context.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven J Mithen
ISBN: 075380204X 9780753802045
OCLC Number: 39493604
Description: 357 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm
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Award-winning science writer Steven Mithen explores how an understanding of our ancestors and their development can illuminate our brains and behaviour today.  Read more...

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