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Thinking Off Your Feet How Empirical Psychology Vindicates Armchair Philosophy
ISBN: HB: 9780674986527, Harvard University Press, December 2018
360 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 10 illus.
Many philosophers believe they can gain knowledge about the world from the comfort of their armchairs, simply by reflecting on the nature of things. But how can the mind arrive at substantive knowledge of the world without seeking its input? Michael...
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£28,00
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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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£25,00
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Cognitive Gadgets The Cultural Evolution of Thinking
ISBN: HB: 9780674980150, Harvard University Press, May 2018
264 pp., 20.9x13.4 cm, 1 halftone, 15 line illus.
How did human minds become so different from those of other animals? What accounts for our capacity to understand the way the physical world works, to think ourselves into the minds of others, to gossip, read, tell stories about the past, and imagine...
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Hungry Mind The Origins of Curiosity in Childhood
ISBN: PB: 9780674984110, ISBN: HB: 9780674736757, Harvard University Press, February 2018
232 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm
Despite American education's recent mania for standardized tests, testing misses what really matters about learning: the desire to learn in the first place. Curiosity is vital, but it remains a surprisingly understudied characteristic. "The Hungry Mi...
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£26,00
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Enigma of Reason
ISBN: HB: 9780674368309, Harvard University Press, July 2017
408 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 10 halftones, 7 line illus., 2 tables
Reason, we are told, is what makes us human, the source of our knowledge and wisdom. If reason is so useful, why didn't it also evolve in other animals? If reason is that reliable, why do we produce so much thoroughly reasoned nonsense? In their grou...
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£29,00
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Vicarious Brain, Creator of Worlds
ISBN: HB: 9780674088955, Harvard University Press, January 2017
224 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Groping around a familiar room in the dark, or learning to read again after a traumatic brain injury; navigating a virtual landscape through an avatar, or envisioning a scene through the eyes of a character – all of these are expressions of one funda...
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Freud In His Time and Ours
ISBN: HB: 9780674659568, Harvard University Press, November 2016
592 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 1 chart
Elisabeth Roudinesco offers a bold and modern reinterpretation of the iconic founder of psychoanalysis. Based on new archival sources, this is Freud's biography for the twenty-first century – a critical appraisal, at once sympathetic and impartial, o...
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Becoming Who I Am Young Men on Being Gay
ISBN: HB: 9780674971592, Harvard University Press, September 2016
336 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm
Proud, happy, grateful – gay youth describe their lives in terms that would have seemed surprising only a generation ago. Yet many adults, including parents, seem skeptical about this sea change in perceptions and attitudes. Even in an age of growing...
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In a Different Voice Psychological Theory and Women's Development
ISBN: PB: 9780674970960, Harvard University Press, August 2016
216 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
This is the little book that started a revolution, making women's voices heard, in their own right and with their own integrity, for virtually the first time in social scientific theorizing about women. Its impact was immediate and continues to this...
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Triumphs of Experience The Men of the Harvard Grant Study
ISBN: PB: 9780674503816, Harvard University Press, June 2015
480 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 5 figures
At a time when many people around the world are living into their tenth decade, the longest longitudinal study of human development ever undertaken offers some welcome news for the new old age: our lives continue to evolve in our later years, and oft...
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