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The Resource From bacteria to Bach and back : the evolution of minds, Daniel C. Dennett

From bacteria to Bach and back : the evolution of minds, Daniel C. Dennett

Label
From bacteria to Bach and back : the evolution of minds
Title
From bacteria to Bach and back
Title remainder
the evolution of minds
Statement of responsibility
Daniel C. Dennett
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A leading philosopher offers a major new account of the origins of the conscious mind that explores the deep interactions of evolution, brains, and human culture, demonstrating the role of culture in installing memes, including language, in the mind
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dennett, D. C.
Dewey number
128/.2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
B105.C477
LC item number
D445 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Consciousness
Label
From bacteria to Bach and back : the evolution of minds, Daniel C. Dennett
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 425-445) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Turning our world upside down. Introduction ; Before bacteria and Bach ; On the origin of reasons ; Two strange inversions of reasoning ; The evolution of understanding -- From evolution to intelligent design. What is information? ; Darwinian spaces: an interlude ; Brains made of brains ; The role of words in cultural evolution ; The meme's-eye point of view ; What's wrong with memes? Objections and replies ; The origins of language ; The evolution of cultural evolution -- Turning our minds inside out. Consciousness as an evolved user-illusion ; The age of post-intelligent design
Control code
1681142
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
xviii, 476 pages, 2 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393242072
Lccn
2016046790
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1681142
  • (OCoLC)964661184
Label
From bacteria to Bach and back : the evolution of minds, Daniel C. Dennett
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 425-445) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Turning our world upside down. Introduction ; Before bacteria and Bach ; On the origin of reasons ; Two strange inversions of reasoning ; The evolution of understanding -- From evolution to intelligent design. What is information? ; Darwinian spaces: an interlude ; Brains made of brains ; The role of words in cultural evolution ; The meme's-eye point of view ; What's wrong with memes? Objections and replies ; The origins of language ; The evolution of cultural evolution -- Turning our minds inside out. Consciousness as an evolved user-illusion ; The age of post-intelligent design
Control code
1681142
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
xviii, 476 pages, 2 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393242072
Lccn
2016046790
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1681142
  • (OCoLC)964661184

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