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Selected Books by Edmund Blair Bolles

  • Galileo's Commandment: 2500 Years of Great Science Writing
  • The Ice Finders: How a Poet, a Professor, and a Politician Discovered the Ice Age
  • Einstein Defiant: Genius vs Genius in the Quantum Revolution

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Language. Language is not a block, it's made of levels. And if the evolutionary perspective is right, which of course it must be, it does not spring into the world fully made; it has to be made. So, the symbolic systems we are familiar with has to be built, even if rests on an evolutionary / biological / neurological basis of perception. The symbolic nature of language cannot be bypassed, and it is indeed language's sine qua non if we are speaking of fully formed language - although this research will help to understand its nature and origin, as well as the biological basis of protolanguage.

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