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Grooming, Gossip, and the Evolution of Language

Grooming, Gossip, and the Evolution of Language

Dunbar Robin 
edizioni Harvard Univ Pr collana Harvard Univ Pr (Paperback)

What a big brain we have for all the small talk we make. It's an evolutionary riddle that at long last makes sense in this intriguing book about what gossip has done for our talkative species. Psychologist Robin Dunbar looks at gossip as an instrument of social order and cohesion--much like the endless grooming with...

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€ 41,40
The Tinkerer's Accomplice

The Tinkerer's Accomplice

Turner J. Scott 
edizioni Harvard Univ Pr collana Harvard Univ Pr (Paperback)

Most people, when they contemplate the living world, conclude that it is a designed place. So it is jarring when biologists come along and say this is all wrong. What most people see as design, they say--purposeful, directed, even intelligent--is only an illusion, something cooked up in a mind that is eager to see...

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€ 23,40