Aping Mankind

Aping Mankind

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In this book, Raymond Tallis discusses what he considers to be exaggerated claims made for the ability of neuroscience and evolutionary theory to explain human consciousness, behaviour, culture and society, and suggests that human beings are infinitely more interesting and complex than they appear in the mirror of biologism --While readily acknowledging the astounding progress neuroscience has made in helping us understand how the brain works, Tallis directs his guns at neurosciencea#39;s dark companion a€“ aquot;Neuromaniaaquot; as he describes it a€“ the belief that brain ...

Title:Aping Mankind
Author:Raymond Tallis
Publisher:Acumen Pub Limited - 2012


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