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Natural History of Human Thinking

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ISBN-10: 0674986830

ISBN-13: 9780674986831

Edition: 2018

Authors: Michael Tomasello

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A Wall Street Journal Favorite Read of the Year A Guardian Top Science Book of the Year Tool-making or culture, language or religious belief: ever since Darwin, thinkers have struggled to identify what fundamentally differentiates human beings from other animals. In this much-anticipated book, Michael Tomasello weaves his twenty years of comparative studies of humans and great apes into a compelling argument that cooperative social interaction is the key to our cognitive uniqueness. Once our ancestors learned to put their heads together with others to pursue shared goals, humankind was on an evolutionary path all its own. "Michael Tomasello is one of the few psychologists to have conducted…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 2018
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 10/1/2018
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 6.13" wide x 9.25" long x 0.56" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Michael Tomasello is Co-Director of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany.