The Dragons of Eden

The Dragons of Eden

Speculations on the Evolution of Human Intelligence

eBook - 1977
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Random House, Inc.
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 discoveries.
"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


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Baker & Taylor
The well-known astronomer and astrobiologist surveys current knowledge of the development of intelligence on Earth in various forms of life and explains his persuasion that intelligence must have developed along similar paths throughout the universe

Publisher: New York :, Random House,, c1977
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780307801005
0307801004
Characteristics: 1 online resource (263 p.) : ill
Alternative Title: Axis 360 eBooks

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tonyalanjeffers
Dec 13, 2014

Good and well written; it did win a Pulitzer Prize after all, but it's now hopelessly out of date. There have been so many advances and discoveries since it was written in 1977.

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