Cosmos & culture : cultural evolution in a cosmic context / edited by Steven J. Dick and Mark L. Lupisella.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
[Washington, DC : National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Office of External Relations, History Division] : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., [2009]
Description
ix, 602 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.

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Related name
Series
Notes
Shipping list no.: 2010-0093-P.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Introduction / Steven J. Dick and Mark L. Lupisella -- Cosmic evolution : state of the science / Eric J. Chaisson -- Cosmic evolution : history, culture, and human destiny / Steven J. Dick -- Social evolution : state of the field / Kathryn Denning -- The evolution of culture / Daniel C. Dennett -- The big burp and the multiplanetary mandate / Howard Bloom -- Evo devo universe? A framework for speculations on cosmic culture / John M. Smart -- Dangerous memes; or, What the Pandorans let loose / Susan Blackmore -- Cosmocultural evolution : the coevolution of culture and cosmos and the creation of cosmic value / Mark L. Lupisella -- The intelligent universe / James Gardner -- Life, mind, and culture as fundamental properties of the universe / Paul C.W. Davies -- The value of "L" and the cosmic bottleneck / Seth Shostak -- Encoding our origins : communicating the evolutionary epic in interstellar messages / Douglas A. Vakoch -- History and science after the chronometric revolution / David Christian -- Bringing culture to cosmos : the postbiological universe / Steven J. Dick -- Bringing cosmos to culture : Harlow Shapley and the uses of cosmic evolution / JoAnn Palmeri.
Other title(s)
  • Cosmos and culture : cultural evolution in a cosmic context
  • Cultural evolution in a cosmic context
ISBN
  • 9780160831195
  • 0160831199
SuDoc no.
NAS 1.21:2009-4802
LCCN
2009004348
OCLC
301706072
RCP
N - S