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Author Carneiro, Robert L. (Robert Leonard), 1927-

Title The evolution of the human mind : from supernaturalism to naturalism : an anthropological perspective / Robert L. Carneiro

Publ Info Clinton Corners, N.Y. : Eliot Werner Publications, [2010]
 RWU Main Library  GN281 .C375 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xiv, 489 pages ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 425-458) and index
Contents The emergence of the supernatural -- The spirit world elaborates -- Origin myths : accounting for things as they are -- The life of the soul after death -- The later history of soul beliefs -- The birth and evolution of the gods -- The rise of scientific thinking -- The impact of the physical sciences -- The attenuation of the concept of God -- The expansion of naturalism -- The rise and demise of idealist philosophy -- The coming of evolution and its impact -- The religious views of Charles Darwin -- The twin specters of atheism and materialism -- Vitalism vs. mechanism in the interpretation of life -- Accounting for the origin of life -- Evolution and emergence -- The diminishing role of God in history -- Free will vs. determinism -- The doctrine of the two magesteria -- The scientists speak out : the theists -- The scientists speak out : the non-theists -- Past trends, current status, and future prospects
LC subject Human evolution
Evolutionary psychology
Psychology, Religious
Brain -- Evolution
Religion and science
Thought and thinking
Social evolution
Science -- Philosophy
ISBN 9780979773112 (hardcover)
0979773113 (hardcover)
9780979773129 (pbk.)
0979773121 (pbk.)