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The Resource Evolving brains, emerging gods : early humans and the origins of religion, E. Fuller Torrey

Evolving brains, emerging gods : early humans and the origins of religion, E. Fuller Torrey

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Evolving brains, emerging gods : early humans and the origins of religion
Title
Evolving brains, emerging gods
Title remainder
early humans and the origins of religion
Statement of responsibility
E. Fuller Torrey
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
E. Fuller Torrey draws on cutting-edge neuroscience research to propose a startling answer to the ultimate question. Evolving Brains, Emerging Gods locates the origin of gods within the human brain, arguing that religious belief is a by-product of evolution
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Cataloging source
IDEBK
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1937-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Torrey, E. Fuller
Dewey number
200.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BL51
LC item number
.T6155 2017eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Columbia scholarship online
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Religion
  • Anthropology of religion
  • Brain
  • RELIGION
  • RELIGION
  • RELIGION
  • Anthropology of religion
  • Brain
  • Religion
Label
Evolving brains, emerging gods : early humans and the origins of religion, E. Fuller Torrey
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-277) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Intro; Table of Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction: The Brain, Home of the Gods; Part 1. The Making of the Gods; 1. Homo habilis: A Smarter Self; 2. Homo erectus: An Aware Self; 3. Archaic Homo sapiens (Neandertals): An Empathic Self; 4. Early Homo sapiens: An Introspective Self; 5. Modern Homo sapiens: A Temporal Self; Part 2. The Emergence of the Gods; 6. Ancestors and Agriculture: A Spiritual Self; 7. Governments and Gods: A Theistic Self; 8. Other Theories of the Origins Of Gods; Appendix A: The Evolution of the Brain
  • Appendix B: Dreams as Proof of the Existence of a Spirit World and Land of the DeadNotes; Index
Control code
1012848563
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 291 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231183369
Lccn
2017010259
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
99978657622
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
1025307
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1012848563
Label
Evolving brains, emerging gods : early humans and the origins of religion, E. Fuller Torrey
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-277) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Intro; Table of Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction: The Brain, Home of the Gods; Part 1. The Making of the Gods; 1. Homo habilis: A Smarter Self; 2. Homo erectus: An Aware Self; 3. Archaic Homo sapiens (Neandertals): An Empathic Self; 4. Early Homo sapiens: An Introspective Self; 5. Modern Homo sapiens: A Temporal Self; Part 2. The Emergence of the Gods; 6. Ancestors and Agriculture: A Spiritual Self; 7. Governments and Gods: A Theistic Self; 8. Other Theories of the Origins Of Gods; Appendix A: The Evolution of the Brain
  • Appendix B: Dreams as Proof of the Existence of a Spirit World and Land of the DeadNotes; Index
Control code
1012848563
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 291 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231183369
Lccn
2017010259
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
99978657622
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
1025307
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1012848563

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