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The Resource Beast or angel? : Choices that make us human, [By] Renâe Dubos

Beast or angel? : Choices that make us human, [By] Renâe Dubos

Label
Beast or angel? : Choices that make us human
Title
Beast or angel?
Title remainder
Choices that make us human
Statement of responsibility
[By] Renâe Dubos
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
A microbiologist inquires into the origins of human needs and desires, and shows that the existential expressions of man's genetic nature are not constant
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1901-1982
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dubos, Renâe J.
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social evolution
  • Human evolution
Label
Beast or angel? : Choices that make us human, [By] Renâe Dubos
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Translation of Choisir d'etre humain
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword: Conveying French into English -- 1. Stability and adaptability of humankind: Old world and new world -- The saga of the human species -- The races of man -- Biological Freudianism -- Social adaptations -- 2. Choosing to be human: The bestiality of the human species -- The humanness of the human species -- Individualism and collectivity -- Humanity and the beast -- 3. The past in the present: The cave and the horizon -- Cities old and new -- The clan and the stranger -- Life in the city -- Crowds and machines -- Hauts Lieux and monuments -- 4. At home on Earth: Yesterday's future shock -- The camp and the open road -- Ulysses and the American frontier -- Technologic Utopia -- The incarnations of humankind -- Revolutions and resurrection -- 5. On the pleasures of being human: The diversity of human life -- Pluralism and the world order -- Adventure and fantasy -- Joie de Vivre and happiness
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 226 pages
Isbn
9780684139012
Lccn
74010737
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
ocm00940661 821027
Label
Beast or angel? : Choices that make us human, [By] Renâe Dubos
Publication
Note
Translation of Choisir d'etre humain
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword: Conveying French into English -- 1. Stability and adaptability of humankind: Old world and new world -- The saga of the human species -- The races of man -- Biological Freudianism -- Social adaptations -- 2. Choosing to be human: The bestiality of the human species -- The humanness of the human species -- Individualism and collectivity -- Humanity and the beast -- 3. The past in the present: The cave and the horizon -- Cities old and new -- The clan and the stranger -- Life in the city -- Crowds and machines -- Hauts Lieux and monuments -- 4. At home on Earth: Yesterday's future shock -- The camp and the open road -- Ulysses and the American frontier -- Technologic Utopia -- The incarnations of humankind -- Revolutions and resurrection -- 5. On the pleasures of being human: The diversity of human life -- Pluralism and the world order -- Adventure and fantasy -- Joie de Vivre and happiness
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 226 pages
Isbn
9780684139012
Lccn
74010737
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
ocm00940661 821027

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