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The creative spark, how imagination made humans exceptional, Agustín Fuentes

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The creative spark, how imagination made humans exceptional, Agustín Fuentes
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-325) and index
Illustrations
illustrationsmaps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Main title
The creative spark
Nature of contents
bibliography
Oclc number
954224182
Responsibility statement
Agustín Fuentes
Sub title
how imagination made humans exceptional
Summary
Overturns widely held misconceptions about race, war and peace, and human nature itself and asserts that creativity is what has made humans so exceptional among all the species on Earth. --Publisher
Table of contents
Overture: Trumpeting creativity and a new synthesis ; Part one: Sticks and stones : the first creativity. Creative primates ; The last hominin standing -- Part two: What's for dinner? : how humans got creative. Let's make a knife ; Killing and eating, etc. ; The beauty of standing in line ; Food security accomplished -- Part three: War and sex : how humans shaped a world. Creating war (and peace) ; Creative sex -- Part four: The great works : how humans made the universe. Religious foundations ; Artistic flights ; Scientific architecture -- Coda: The beat of your creative life

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