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The Origins Of Creativity

Author: Edward O. Wilson.

The Origins Of Creativity

Author: Edward O. Wilson.

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Item #: D12970
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Publication Date: 2017
Publisher: Liveright
ISBN: 9781631493188
The humanities and their integral relationship to science, the author of Consilience argues, have their roots in creativity—the defining trait of our species. By studying paleontology, evolution, and neurobiology, Edward Wilson demonstrates that creative expression began not 10,000 years ago, as we have long assumed, but more than 100,000 years ago in the Paleolithic Age. In this provocative investigation into ... More
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The humanities and their integral relationship to science, the author of Consilience argues, have their roots in creativity—the defining trait of our species. By studying paleontology, evolution, and neurobiology, Edward Wilson demonstrates that creative expression began not 10,000 years ago, as we have long assumed, but more than 100,000 years ago in the Paleolithic Age. In this provocative investigation into what it means to be human, Wilson reveals how the humanities have played an unexamined role in shaping mankind, and proposes a "Third Enlightenment" which will enable a deeper understanding of who we are.


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