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Contents Contributors Foreword AC Grayling Acknowledgements Introduction Robin Headlam Wells Johnjoe McFadden I Is human nature written in our genes or in our books? The biology of fiction, Steven Pinker Literature, science and human nature, Ian McEwan II Can science and literature collaborate to define human nature? Literature and evolution, Joseph Carroll Human nature: one for all and all for one? Gabriel Dover III What has biology got to do with imagination? The biology of the Imagination: how the brain can both play with truth and survive a predator, Simon Baron-Cohen Biology and imagination: the role of culture, Catherine Belsey The limits of imagination, Rita Carter IV Do we need a theory of human nature to tell us how to act? Human nature or human difference? Ania Loomba What science can and cannot tell us about human nature, Kenan Malik The cat, the chisel, and the grave, Philip Pullman Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Human behavior -- Philosophy.
Psychology -- Philosophy.