Landscape of the Mind: Human Evolution and the Archaeology of Thought

Editor/Author Hoffecker, John F.
Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Columbia University Press

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ISBN: 978-0-231-14704-0
Image Count: 52
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Explores the origin and growth of the human mind, drawing on archaeology, history, and the fossil record.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface and Acknowledgments
  • Modernity and Infinity
  • External Thought
  • The Core Property
  • The Phenomenon of Mind
  • Leviathan
  • Philosophie der Technik
  • A Fossil Record of Thought
  • Daydreams of the Lower Paleolithic
  • The Evolutionary Biology of the Mind
  • The Visual Animal
  • The Somesthetic Animal: Bipedalism and the Human Hand
  • From Pebble Tools to Bifaces:? The Emergence of External Thought
  • Landscape of the Proto-Mind
  • Modern Humans and the Super-Brain
  • Emergence
  • The Information Animal
  • The Levallois School of Language
  • The Archaeology of Alternative Reality
  • The Upper Paleolithic as History
  • The Age of Art and Music
  • The Gravettian: An Industrial Revolution
  • The Periglacial Village
  • Mindscapes of the Postglacial Epoch
  • The Civilized Mind
  • An Alternative Landscape
  • An Age of Stone
  • The Modern World as a Change of Mind
  • People Without History?
  • The Vision Animal
  • The Mind as History
  • A History of the Future
  • Bibliography