Man the Promising Primate

2 THE PROMISING PRIMATE : Structure Brainchild : The Meaning of a Complex Brain We distinguish hominid fossils from other primate remains partly by the relative size of the braincase . As we move from Australopithecus africanus to Homo ...

Man  the Promising Primate

Speculates on man's specific evolution into the "promising primate"--a paradoxical combination of endless potential and a vulnerable need to exchange promises and, thus, establish social, familial, and cultural ties

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Man, the Promising Primate
Language: en
Pages: 195
Authors: Peter J. Wilson
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1983-01-01 - Publisher: Yale University Press

Speculates on man's specific evolution into the "promising primate"--a paradoxical combination of endless potential and a vulnerable need to exchange promises and, thus, establish social, familial, and cultural ties
Man, the Promising Primate
Language: en
Pages: 185
Authors: Peter J. Wilson
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1980 - Publisher:

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Language: en
Pages: 331
Authors: Randall Craig
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-01-01 - Publisher: SUNY Press

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Primate Behaviour
Language: en
Pages: 322
Authors: Duane Quiatt, Vernon Reynolds
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995-01-27 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Stressing direct connections between human and nonhuman society, this book about the social life of monkeys, apes and humans emphasizes the importance of social information and knowledge in the understanding of primate behavior and organization.
The Goddess and the Bull
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Michael Balter
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-06-16 - Publisher: Routledge

Veteran science writer Michael Balter skillfully weaves together many threads in this fascinating book about one of archaeology’s most legendary sites— Çatalhöyük. First excavated forty years ago, the site is justly revered by prehistorians, art historians, and New Age goddess worshippers alike for its spectacular finds dating almost 10,000 years