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Lucy’s Legacy

Sex and Intelligence in Human Evolution

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$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674005402

Publication Date: 05/31/2001

Academic Trade

528 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

21 line illustrations

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  • Prologue: Beyond the Copper Beech Tree
  • I. Evolution
    • 1.The Evolution of Purpose
    • 2. Life, Sex, and Cooperation
    • 3. Sex—Why Bother?
    • 4. Courtship and Choice
    • 5. Calculating Love
  • II. Wild Societies
    • 6. Women in the Wild
    • 7. Lemurs, Monkeys, Apes
    • 8. Human Apes
    • 9. Apish Intelligence
  • III. Developing a Mind
    • 10. Organic Wholes
    • 11. A Gendered Body
    • 12. Instinct, Learning, and Fate
    • 13. Thinking
    • 14. Speaking Adaptively
    • 15. Are Babies Human?
  • IV. The Age of Humanity
    • 16. Feet First, Brains Later
    • 17. Demanding Control
    • 18. The Global Organism
  • Notes
  • References
  • Index

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