Brain, Culture, and the Human Spirit: Essays from an Emergent Evolutionary Perspective

Brain, Culture, and the Human Spirit: Essays from an Emergent Evolutionary Perspective

by James B. Ashbrook
     
 

This book contains essays on brain, culture, and the human spirit that are basic to understanding the relation between religion and science. Each represent separate realms of inquiry, coming from physiology, anthropology, psychology, theology. Each author develops his own perspective as to the place of homo sapiens in the cosmos we know as earth. Together, however,

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This book contains essays on brain, culture, and the human spirit that are basic to understanding the relation between religion and science. Each represent separate realms of inquiry, coming from physiology, anthropology, psychology, theology. Each author develops his own perspective as to the place of homo sapiens in the cosmos we know as earth. Together, however, they represent an emerging consensus. Contents: Introduction, James B. Ashbrook; On the Evolution of Three Mentalities, Paul D. MacLean; The Myth-Ritual Complex: A Biogenetic Structural Analysis, Eugene G. d'Aquili; Body, Brain, and Culture, Victor Turner; Psychology's Mentalist Paradigm and Religion/Science Tension, Roger W. Sperry; Brain Science and the Human Spirit, Colwyn Trevarthen; The Human Brain and Human Destiny: A Pattern for Old Brain Empathy with Emergence of Mind, James B. Ashbrook.

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Robert Hyman Potter
This emergent model is the best working explanation of human behavior available.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780819188540
Publisher:
University Press of America
Publication date:
11/28/1992
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
222
Product dimensions:
5.74(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.45(d)

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