The Resource The dragons of Eden : speculations on the evolution of human intelligence, Carl Sagan

The dragons of Eden : speculations on the evolution of human intelligence, Carl Sagan

Label
The dragons of Eden : speculations on the evolution of human intelligence
Title
The dragons of Eden
Title remainder
speculations on the evolution of human intelligence
Statement of responsibility
Carl Sagan
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The well-known astronomer and astrobiologist surveys current knowledge of the development of intelligence on Earth in various forms of life and explains his persuasion that intelligence must have developed along similar lines throughout the universe
Cataloging source
IKM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1934-1996
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sagan, Carl
Dewey number
153
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BF431
LC item number
.S2 1978
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Intellect
  • Brain
  • Genetic psychology
  • Evolution
  • Behavior genetics
Target audience
adult
Label
The dragons of Eden : speculations on the evolution of human intelligence, Carl Sagan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-259) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 51
  • 4
  • Eden as a Metaphor: The Evolution of Man
  • 85
  • 5
  • The Abstractions of Beasts
  • 111
  • 6
  • Tales of Dim Eden
  • 133
  • 1
  • 7
  • Lovers and Madmen
  • 161
  • 8
  • The Future Evolution of the Brain
  • 197
  • 9
  • Knowledge is Our Destiny: Terrestrial and Extraterrestrial Intelligence
  • 237
  • The Cosmic Calendar
  • 11
  • 2
  • Genes and Brains
  • 19
  • 3
  • The Brain and the Chariot
Dimensions
18 cm
Edition
First Ballantine Books edition.
Extent
271 pages
Isbn
9780345260314
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)3853880
  • 1586765
  • (OCoLC)ocm03853880
  • 1586765
Label
The dragons of Eden : speculations on the evolution of human intelligence, Carl Sagan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-259) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 51
  • 4
  • Eden as a Metaphor: The Evolution of Man
  • 85
  • 5
  • The Abstractions of Beasts
  • 111
  • 6
  • Tales of Dim Eden
  • 133
  • 1
  • 7
  • Lovers and Madmen
  • 161
  • 8
  • The Future Evolution of the Brain
  • 197
  • 9
  • Knowledge is Our Destiny: Terrestrial and Extraterrestrial Intelligence
  • 237
  • The Cosmic Calendar
  • 11
  • 2
  • Genes and Brains
  • 19
  • 3
  • The Brain and the Chariot
Dimensions
18 cm
Edition
First Ballantine Books edition.
Extent
271 pages
Isbn
9780345260314
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)3853880
  • 1586765
  • (OCoLC)ocm03853880
  • 1586765

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