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The genesis of creativity and the origin of the human mind

Author: Barbora PůtaVáclav SoukupAriela Fradkin AnatiDan MorganRobert Russell, (Translator)All authors
Publisher: Prague : Charles University in Prague, Karolinum Press, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What is it about human beings that makes us creative, able to imagine and enact new possibilities for life and new solutions to problems in a way that no other animal can? The authors explore this  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbora Půta; Václav Soukup; Ariela Fradkin Anati; Dan Morgan; Robert Russell, (Translator); Ivan Gutierrez, (Translator)
ISBN: 9788024626772 8024626772
OCLC Number: 891615944
Language Note: In English; some chapters translated from Czech, German or Spanish.
Description: 333 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 27 cm
Contents: From animal to humans : anthropogenesis as a subject of scientific research / Václav Soukup --
Symbolic thought, creativity, and human evolution / Ian Tattersall --
Hominin mind and creativity / Robert Bednarik --
Proto-art and art : art before art / Barbora Půta --
Symbolic material culture in the late Pleistocene : use in prehistory, appearance in the archaeological record and taphonomy / Michelle C. Langley --
Mind reading and symbolism in human evolution : the Upper Paleolithic period / Winfried Henke --
The origin of culture by means of natural and artefactual languages / Kate Distin --
In the beginning was art... / Walter Leitner --
Towards abstraction during the Palaeolithic / Christine Desdemaines-Hugon --
The genesis of human creativity and art / Jean Clottes --
The start of art / Harald Floss --
Thoughts on Ice Age art / Ingmar M. Braun --
Artistic techniques in the Upper Paleolithic age / Barbora Půta, Václav Soukup --
The seven wonders of prehistoric culture : Western Europe / Barbora Půta, Václav Soukup --
The seven wonders of prehistoric culture : Central Europe / Barbora Půta, Václav Soukup --
The seven wonders of prehistoric culture : Eastern Europe / Barbora Půta, Václav Soukup --
At the beginning : rock art in southwest Europe / Hipólito Collado Giraldo --
A comparative perspective on the femaleness of Paleolithic figurines / Richard Lesure --
The genesis and patterns of prehistoric art / Emmanuel Anati, Ariela Fradkin Anati --
The origins of artistic genius and the archaeology of emotional difference / Dave Whitley, Carmen M.T. Whitley --
The emergence of visual narrative in prehistory / Esther Jacobson-Tepfer --
Art, rock art and climate change / Thomas Heyd, Tilman Lenssen-Erz --
Art in the light of darkness / Tilman Lenssen-Erz --
Elemental marking and the emergence of the mind / Jack Steinbring --
"Revolution of symbols", cognition, and the Neolithic revolution / Augustin F.C. Holl --
Experiments with replicas of Neolithic sickles / Miroslav Popelka.
Responsibility: Barbora Půta, Václav Soukup, (eds.) ; authorial team, Ariela Fradkin Anati [and 22 others] ; translation from Czech by Dan Morgan, from German by Robert Russel, from Spanish by Ivan Gutierrez.

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