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Becoming Human A Theory of Ontogeny
ISBN: HB: 9780674980853, Harvard University Press, December 2018
392 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 24 illus., 1 table
A radical reconsideration of how we develop the qualities that make us human, based on decades of cutting-edge experimental work by the former director of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. Virtually all theories of how humans h...
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Republican Reversal Conservatives and the Environment from Nixon to Trump
ISBN: HB: 9780674979970, Harvard University Press, November 2018
280 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 10 photos, 1 map, 5 illus., 1 table
Not long ago, Republicans could take pride in their party's tradition of environmental leadership. In the late 1960s and early 1970s, the GOP helped to create the Environmental Protection Agency, extend the Clean Air Act, and protect endangered speci...
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Natural History of Human Morality
ISBN: PB: 9780674986824, ISBN: HB: 9780674088641, Harvard University Press, October 2018
208 pp., 23.5x15.7 cm, 6 line illus.
"A Natural History of Human Morality" offers the most detailed account to date of the evolution of human moral psychology. Based on extensive experimental data comparing great apes and human children, Michael Tomasello reconstructs how early humans g...
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Natural History of Human Thinking
ISBN: PB: 9780674986831, Harvard University Press, October 2018
192 pp., 23.5x15.7 cm, 6 line illus.
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 o...
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Secular Age
ISBN: PB: 9780674986916, ISBN: HB: 9780674026766, Harvard University Press, September 2018
896 pp., 23.7x16.9 cm
What does it mean to say that we live in a secular age? Almost everyone would agree that we – in the West, at least – largely do. And clearly the place of religion in our societies has changed profoundly in the last few centuries. In what will be a d...
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Ethics of Authenticity
ISBN: PB: 9780674987692, Harvard University Press, August 2018
160 pp., 22.6x15.2 cm
Everywhere we hear talk of decline, of a world that was better once, maybe fifty years ago, maybe centuries ago, but certainly before modernity drew us along its dubious path. While some lament the slide of Western culture into relativism and nihilis...
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Smoke, Flames, and the Human Body in Mesoamerican Ritual Practice
ISBN: HB: 9780884024262, Harvard University Press, June 2018
480 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 22 colour illus., 170 halftones, 47 line illus., 3 maps, 7 tables
Epitomizing the radiating sun and perpetuating the cycles of life and time, fire was – and continues to be – a central force in the Mesoamerican cosmos. Mesoamericans understood heat and flames as animate forces that signified strength and vitality;...
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£54,95
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Plato as Critical Theorist
ISBN: HB: 9780674971769, Harvard University Press, May 2018
392 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
What is the best possible society? How would its rulers govern and its citizens behave? Such questions are sometimes dismissed as distractions from genuine political problems, but in an era when political idealism seems a relic of the past, says Jonn...
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Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 109
ISBN: HB: 9780674971653, Harvard University Press, May 2018
500 pp., 21.2x14.2 cm
This volume includes: Jose Marcos Macedo, "Zeus as (Rider of) Thunderbolt"; Hayden Pelliccia, "The Violation of Wackernagel's Law at Pindar, Pythian 3.1"; Robert Mayhew, "A Note on [Aristotle] Problemata 26.61"; Sam Hitchings, "The Date of [Demosthen...
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Halberd at Red Cliff Jian'an and the Three Kingdoms
ISBN: HB: 9780674977037, Harvard University Press, May 2018
425 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
The turn of the third century CE – known as the Jian'an era or Three Kingdoms period – holds double significance for the Chinese cultural tradition. Its writings laid the foundation of classical poetry and literary criticism. Its historical personage...
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