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How We Became Human

New and Selected Poems 1975-2001

by Joy Harjo

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Published by W. W. Norton & Company .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages270
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7454073M
ISBN 100393325342, 0393051013
ISBN 109780393325348, 9780393051018
OCLC/WorldCa149089703

  Article on disagreement that continues among scientists over when, where and how anatomically modern humans became fully human in behavior as well as body and when and where human culture was born. Although becoming posthuman can be nightmarish, Hayles shows how it can also be liberating. From the birth of cybernetics to artificial life, How We Became Posthuman provides an indispensable account of how we arrived in our virtual age, and of where we might go from here.

  How We Became Human, by Joy Harjo W.W. Norton & Company, pages This book of new and selected poems from has been sitting on my bookshelf for about six months, waiting to be read. And before that, it sat in my Amazon cart for just as long. I had never read any.   How We Became Human (Paperback) New and Selected Poems By Joy Harjo. W. W. Norton & Company, , pp. Publication Date: Janu .

  So what’s the book “about”? November 4, | Evolution of Emotion, Evolution of human motivation, Human Nature. I have written a book that describes my version of human nature and has many “moving parts,” but writing it was the easy, fun part. After you finish writing a book, you have to come up with an “elevator” description (short enough to get through during . Issue Seven: Religion Online & Techno-Spiritualism Book Review by nat muller N. Katherine Hayles. How We Became Posthuman: Virtual Bodies in Cybernetics, Literature, and Informatics. Chicago: Chicago UP,


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