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Terrence W. Deacon

Terrence W. Deacon is a professor of biological anthropology and neuroscience and the chair of anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley. The author of The Symbolic Species and Incomplete Nature, he lives near Berkeley, California.

Books by Terrence W. Deacon

  1. Book CoverIncomplete Nature: How Mind Emerged from Matter


    “A tour de force encompassing biology, neurobiology, metaphysics, information theory, physics, and semiotics.”—Publishers WeeklyMore

  2. Book CoverThe Symbolic Species: The Co-evolution of Language and the Brain


    "A work of enormous breadth, likely to pleasantly surprise both general readers and experts."—New York Times Book ReviewMore