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Daedalus 138:3 (Summer 2009) - On Being Human
     

Daedalus 138:3 (Summer 2009) - On Being Human

by Michael S. Gazzaniga
 
Dædalus was founded in 1955 as the Journal of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. It draws on the enormous intellectual capacity of the American Academy, whose members are among the nation's most prominent thinkers in the arts, sciences, and humanities. The Summer 2009 issue is a collection of essays dedicated our deepening understanding of the meaning

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Dædalus was founded in 1955 as the Journal of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. It draws on the enormous intellectual capacity of the American Academy, whose members are among the nation's most prominent thinkers in the arts, sciences, and humanities. The Summer 2009 issue is a collection of essays dedicated our deepening understanding of the meaning and significance of being human.

Contents:

Introduction

The changing face of human nature
Hilary Rose & Steven Rose

Humans: the party animal
Michael S. Gazzaniga

Natural & normative
Robert B. Pippin

Humans, aliens & autism
Ian Hacking

Comparison of the Mental Powers of Man and the Lower Animals—continued
Charles Darwin

Humans & humanists
Harriet Ritvo

How do we know what we are? The science of language & human self-understanding
Geoffrey Galt Harpham

Experimental moral psychology
Kwame Anthony Appiah

The Countess Shares Confidences over Karneval Chocolate
Poem by Rita Dove

Product Details

BN ID:
2940016649535
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
06/29/2009
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
106
File size:
1 MB

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