Mental Evolution in Man: Origin of Human Faculty

Mental Evolution in Man: Origin of Human Faculty

by George John Romanes

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Mental Evolution in Man: Origin of Human Faculty by George John Romanes

Following on from Romanes' Mental Evolution in Animals, this study of human psychological evolution was originally published in 1888.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781108037976
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/20/2011
Series: Cambridge Library Collection - Life Sciences Series
Pages: 472
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Man and brute; 2. Ideas; 3. Logic of recepts; 4. Logic of concepts; 5. Language; 6. Tone and gesture; 7. Articulation; 8. Relation of tone and gesture to words; 9. Speech; 10. Self-consciousness; 11. The transition in the individual; 12. Comparative philology; 13. Roots of language; 14. The witness of philology; 15. The witness of philology continued; 16. The transition in the race; 17. General summary and concluding remarks; Index.

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