The Mind in the Cave: Consciousness and the Origins of Art

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What does the breathtakingly beautiful art depicted on the walls of caves such as Lascaux, Chauvet and Altamira, tell us about the nature of the ancestral mind? How did these images spring, seemingly from nowhere into the human story?

The Mind in the Cave puts forward the most plausible explanation yet proposed for the origins of image-making and art. This is a masterful piece of detective work, casting light on the darkest mysteries of our earliest ancestors and on the nature of our own consciousness and experience.

Product Details

Price
£19.98  £18.58
Publisher
Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publish Date
5 April 2004
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780500284650
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