Promethean Fire: Reflections on the Origin of Mind

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Harvard University Press, 1983 - Science - 216 pages
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Argues that a mutual change in genetics and culture brought about the development of human mental capacity

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Contents

The Fourth Step of Evolution
1
The Sociobiology Controversy
23
The Rules of Mental Development
53
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He was born in Birmingham, Alabama, in 1929. He is currently Pellegrino University Research Professor & Honorary Curator in Entomology of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard. He is on the Board of Directors of the Nature Conservancy, Conservation International & the American Museum of Natural History. He lives in Lexington, Massachusetts.

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