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The Resource Aping mankind : neuromania, Darwinitis and the misrepresentation of humanity, Raymond Tallis

Aping mankind : neuromania, Darwinitis and the misrepresentation of humanity, Raymond Tallis

Label
Aping mankind : neuromania, Darwinitis and the misrepresentation of humanity
Title
Aping mankind
Title remainder
neuromania, Darwinitis and the misrepresentation of humanity
Statement of responsibility
Raymond Tallis
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In this book, Raymond Tallis exposes the exaggerated claims made for the ability of neuroscience and evolutionary theory to explain human consciousness, behaviour, culture and society, and shows that human beings are infinitely more interesting and complex than they appear in the mirror of biologism
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tallis, Raymond
Dewey number
304.5
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human beings
  • Neurosciences
  • Evolution (Biology)
Label
Aping mankind : neuromania, Darwinitis and the misrepresentation of humanity, Raymond Tallis
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 363-378) 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
Introduction: the strange case of Professor Gray and other provocations -- Science and scientism -- Consequences -- Neuromania: a castle built on sand -- From Darwinism to Darwinitis -- Bewitched by language -- The sighted watchmaker -- Reaffirming our humanity -- Defending the humanities -- Back to the drawing board
Control code
ocn706029518
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 388 pages
Isbn
9781844652723
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 1064830
  • (Sirsi) o706029518
  • (OCoLC)706029518
Label
Aping mankind : neuromania, Darwinitis and the misrepresentation of humanity, Raymond Tallis
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 363-378) 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
Introduction: the strange case of Professor Gray and other provocations -- Science and scientism -- Consequences -- Neuromania: a castle built on sand -- From Darwinism to Darwinitis -- Bewitched by language -- The sighted watchmaker -- Reaffirming our humanity -- Defending the humanities -- Back to the drawing board
Control code
ocn706029518
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 388 pages
Isbn
9781844652723
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 1064830
  • (Sirsi) o706029518
  • (OCoLC)706029518

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