The Resource Figments of reality : the evolution of the curious mind, Ian Stewart and Jack Cohen, (electronic resource)

Figments of reality : the evolution of the curious mind, Ian Stewart and Jack Cohen, (electronic resource)

Label
Figments of reality : the evolution of the curious mind
Title
Figments of reality
Title remainder
the evolution of the curious mind
Statement of responsibility
Ian Stewart and Jack Cohen
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Bestselling authors Ian Stewart and Jack Cohen return with an exhilarating and entertaining exploration of how mind, language and culture evolved. Providing a fresh outlook on these topical questions, they develop new and intriguing insights into the nature of evolution, science and humanity
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stewart, Ian
Dewey number
  • 153.4/2
  • 155.7
  • 573.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
BF311
LC item number
.S679 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Cohen, Jack
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cognition and culture
  • Consciousness
  • Intellect
  • Genetic psychology
  • Cultural pluralism
Label
Figments of reality : the evolution of the curious mind, Ian Stewart and Jack Cohen, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 313-316) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Preliminaries; Contents; Preface; Figure Acknowledgements; Prologue; 1 The Origins of Life; 2 The Reductionist Nightmare; 3 Ant Country; 4 Winning Ways; 5 Universals and Parochials; 6 Neural Nests; 7 Features Great and Small; 8 What is it Like to be a Human?; 9 We Wanted to Have a Chapter on Free Will, but We Decided not to, so Here It Is; 10 Extelligence; 11 Simplex, Complex, Multiplex; Epilogue; Notes; Further Reading; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (341 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511172175
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)111004366728370
  • (EBL)142379
  • (OCoLC)475870095
  • (SSID)ssj0000154702
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11156428
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000154702
  • (PQKBWorkID)10418764
  • (PQKB)10991370
  • (UkCbUP)CR9780511541384
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC142379
  • (EXLCZ)99111004366728370
Label
Figments of reality : the evolution of the curious mind, Ian Stewart and Jack Cohen, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 313-316) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Preliminaries; Contents; Preface; Figure Acknowledgements; Prologue; 1 The Origins of Life; 2 The Reductionist Nightmare; 3 Ant Country; 4 Winning Ways; 5 Universals and Parochials; 6 Neural Nests; 7 Features Great and Small; 8 What is it Like to be a Human?; 9 We Wanted to Have a Chapter on Free Will, but We Decided not to, so Here It Is; 10 Extelligence; 11 Simplex, Complex, Multiplex; Epilogue; Notes; Further Reading; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (341 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511172175
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)111004366728370
  • (EBL)142379
  • (OCoLC)475870095
  • (SSID)ssj0000154702
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11156428
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000154702
  • (PQKBWorkID)10418764
  • (PQKB)10991370
  • (UkCbUP)CR9780511541384
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC142379
  • (EXLCZ)99111004366728370

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