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Too smart for our own good : the ecological predicament of humankind

Author: Craig Dilworth
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book explains our ecological predicament by contextualising it against the first scientific theory of humankind's development, drawing on evolution theory, biology, anthropology, archaeology,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Craig Dilworth
ISBN: 9780521764360 052176436X 9780521757690 052175769X
OCLC Number: 781016422
Description: XV, 530 str. : ilustr. ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface; Introduction; 1. Scientific ground rules; 2. The new views in anthropology, archaeology and economics; 3. Theoretical background to the vicious circle principle; 4. The vicious circle principle of the development of humankind; 5. The development of humankind; 6. The vicious circle today; 7. ... and too dumb to change; Conclusion; Glossary; Notes; References; Index.
Responsibility: Craig Dilworth.
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