Out Of Our Minds: What We Think and How We Came to Think It

Author(s): Felipe Fernandez-Armesto

Society & Culture

To imagine – to see that which is not there – is the startling ability that has fueled human development and innovation through the centuries. As a species we stand alone in our remarkable capacity to refashion the world after the pictures in our minds. Traversing the realms of science, politics, religion, culture, philosophy and history, Felipe Fernández-Armesto reveals the thrilling and disquieting tales of our imaginative leaps – from the first Homo sapiens to the pioneers of the digital age. Through ground-breaking insights in cognitive science, he explores how and why we have ideas in the first place, providing a tantalizing glimpse into who we are and what we might yet accomplish. A magisterial paean to the human imagination from a wonderfully elegant thinker, Out of Our Minds is a unique history of our species that is sure to linger long in the…

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General Fields

  • : 9781786076946
  • : Oneworld Publications
  • : Oneworld Publications
  • : July 2019
  • : 21.00 cmmm X 15.00 cmmm X 2.20 cmmm
  • : October 2019
  • : books

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  • : Paperback
  • : 1907
  • : English
  • : 496
  • : Felipe Fernandez-Armesto