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The Dragons of Eden: Speculations on the Evolution of Human Intelligence (Compact Disc)

The Dragons of Eden: Speculations on the Evolution of Human Intelligence By Carl Sagan, Jd Jackson (Read by), Ann Druyan (Read by) Cover Image
By Carl Sagan, Jd Jackson (Read by), Ann Druyan (Read by)
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The Pulitzer Prize Winner

Dr. Carl Sagan takes us on a great reading adventure, offering his vivid and startling insight into the brain of man and beast, the origin of human intelligence, the function of our most haunting legends--and their amazing links to recent discoveries.

"A history of the human brain from the big bang, fifteen billion years ago, to the day before yesterday...It's a delight." -The New York Times

"How can I persuade every intelligent person to read this important and elegant book? . . . He talks about all kinds of things: the why of the pain of human childbirth . . . the reason for sleeping and dreaming . . . chimpanzees taught to communicate in deaf and dumb language . . . the definition of death . . . cloning . . . computers . . . intelligent life on other planets. . . . Fascinating . . . delightful."--The Boston Globe

"In some lost Eden where dragons ruled, the foundations of our intelligence were laid. . . . Carl Sagan takes us on a guided tour of that lost land. . . . Fascinating . . . entertaining . . . masterful."--St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Introductory music from the original score for COSMOS: A SpaceTime Odyssey composed by Alan Silvestri, used with permission from Cosmos Studios, Inc. and Chappers Music. All rights reserved. Special thanks to Fuzzy Planets, Inc.



Product Details
ISBN: 9781531888466
ISBN-10: 1531888461
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Publication Date: July 25th, 2017
Language: English