From bacteria to bach and back
24,95 $

From bacteria to bach and back

DANIEL C DENNETT
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From bacteria to bach and back

DANIEL C DENNETT

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Résumé
How did we come to have minds? For centuries, poets, philosophers, psychologists, and physicists have wondered how the human mind developed its unrivaled abilities. Disciples of Darwin have explained how natural selection produced plants, but what about the human mind? In From Bacteria to Bach and Back, Daniel C. Dennett builds on recent discoveries from biology and computer science to show, step by step, how a comprehending mind could in fact have arisen from a mindless process of natural selection. A crucial shift occurred when humans developed the ability to share memes, or ways of doing things not based in genetic instinct. Competition among memes produced thinking tools powerful enough that our minds don't just perceive and react, they create and comprehend. An agenda-setting book for a new generation of philosophers and scientists, From Bacteria to Bach and Back will delight and entertain all those curious about how the mind works.
Détails
Titre
From bacteria to bach and back
Prix
24,95 $
Format Poche
Non
Langue
Anglais/English
Date de publication
2018-02-20
ISBN
9780393355505
Code Interne
2417936
Numéro de produit
12963101

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