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The emergence of symbolic culture, classically identified with the European cave paintings of the Ice Age, is now seen, in the light of recent groundbreaking. Homo symbolicus: The Dawn of Language, Imagination and Spirituality. Christopher S. Henshilwood and Francesco d’Errico (eds.) Amsterdam: John Benjamins. Homo Symbolicus: The dawn of language, imagination and spirituality [ Christopher S. Henshilwood, Francesco d’Errico] on *FREE* shipping on.

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Homo Symbolicus: The Dawn of Language, Imagination and Spirituality by Christopher S. Henshilwood

From antagonistic scenarios to a unified research strategy Francesco d’Errico and Christopher S. Middle Stone Age engravings and their significance to the debate on the emergence of symbolic material culture. In this book the archaeologists responsible for some of these new discoveries, flanked by ethologists interested in primate cognition and cultural transmission, evolutionary psychologists modelling the emergence of metarepresentations, as well as biologists, philosophers, neuro-scientists and an astronomer combine their research findings.

In this book the archaeologists What kinds of research and theory building might be most helpful for addressing such difficult questions or even more intractable ones: Nancy rated it it was amazing Oct 14, The recovery of 75,year-old shell beads and engraved ochre at Blombos Cave, about two hundred miles to the east of the meeting site in Cape Town, suggests that the behavior of Middle Stone Age people was mediated by symbolism.

The conversation about such compelling matters takes place on the continent that was home to the first modern humans in a port city perched on the shore of a beautiful bay in the shadow of the Table Mountains. Their results call into question our very conception of human nature and animal behaviour, and they create epistemological bridges between disciplines that build the foundations for a novel vision of our lineage’s cultural trajectory and the processes that have led to the emergence of human societies as we know them.

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‘Homo Symbolicus’: The Dawn of Language, Imagination, and Spirituality

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