Dragons Of Eden

Author: Carl Sagan
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 9780307801005
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"A history of the human brain from the big bang, fifteen billion years ago, to the day before yesterday...It's a delight." THE NEW YORK TIMES From the Paperback edition.

The Dragons Of Eden

Author: Carl Sagan
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal Pub
ISBN: 9781579124311
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Dr. Carl Sagan takes us on a great reading adventure, offering his vivid and startling insight into the brain of man and beast, the origin of human intelligence, the function of our most haunting legends--and their amazing links to recent ...

New Scientist

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... hold special promises Carl Sagan's popular account of the structure and
function of the brain, The Dragons of Eden: Speculation on the Evolution of
Human Intelligence (£5-95), is being published for the first time in Britain by
Hodder and Stoughton. "The relevance of all this to human intelligence is not
entirely clear" (New Scientist, vol 77, p 579) but the entertainment value cannot
be doubted. The possibility of communication with extra-terrestrial life (a subject
dear to Sagan's heart) ...

Popular Contemporary Writers

Author: Michael D. Sharp
Publisher: Marshall Cavendish
ISBN: 9780761476108
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Nonfiction Subgenre: Evolutionary science Published: New York, 1977 Themes
and Issues. Dragons is about the evolution of human intelligence. Humans are a
very new and remarkable life-form with an extremely complicated and powerful
brain, the product of four billion years of evolution. Smarter than other animals but
also related to them ...

Totalitarismus Und Literatur

Author: Hans Jörg Schmidt
Publisher: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht
ISBN: 9783525369098
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Der Konflikt zwischen Menschen und Technologie wird in diesem Rahmen mit
einem Gedankengang aus Sagans Buch The Dragons of Eden. Specula- tions
on the Evolution of Human Intelligence angesprochen, damit der Leser nicht nur
an Tschernobyl denkt, wenn er Störfall liest: „Civilization develops not from Abel,
but from Cain the murderer. The very word civilization derives from the Latin word
for city [...] The first city, according to Genesis, was constructed by Cain, the
inventor ...

Carl Sagan

Author: Gabrielle Borisovna
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group
ISBN: 1477776826
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the dRagonS oF eden: SpeculationS on the evolution oF human intelligence (
1977) Sagan's star continued to rise with The Dragons of Eden, his kaleidoscopic
inquiry into the question of how human intelligence developed throughout history
. In the book, the relentless logician Sagan asked why the human brain is prone
to such illogical expressions as dreams, irrational fears, and myths. Sagan
introduces different theories about how the brain creates the mind and
speculates on how ...

Menschheit 2 0

Author: Ray Kurzweil
Publisher: Lola Books
ISBN: 3944203135
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Um einer Verfälschung durch die Datenauswahl entgegenzuwirken, wollte er
sich nicht ausschließlich auf seine eigene Liste stützen, sondern erstellte
dreizehn unabhängige Listen mit wichtigen Ereignissen in Biologie und Technik
anhand folgender Quellen: Carl Sagan, The Dragons of Eden: Speculations on
the Evolution of Human Intelligence (New York: Ballantine Books, 1989). Genaue
Zeitangaben von Modis. American Museum of Natural History. Genaue
Zeitangaben von ...