Origins of the Modern Mind
Donald, Merlin. Origins of the modern mind: Three stages in the evolution of culture and cognition. Harvard University Press, 1991
This bold and brilliant book asks the ultimate question of the life sciences: How did the human mind acquire its incomparable power? In seeking the answer, Merlin Donald traces the evolution of human culture and cognition from primitive apes to artificial intelligence, presenting an enterprising and original theory of how the human mind evolved from its presymbolic form.
Harvard University Press
artificial intelligence, evolution
Donald, Merlin, "Origins of the Modern Mind" (1991). Jason W. Brown Library. 50.