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Joseph LeDoux - The Deep History of Ourselves

Monday, September 9, 7pm
St. Louis County Library HQ, 1640 S. Lindbergh

joseph ledoux, the brief history of ourselvesSt. Louis County Library presents Joseph Ledoux who will discuss and sign his book The Deep History of Ourselves.

Renowned neuroscientist Joseph LeDoux digs into the natural history of life on earth to provide a new perspective on the similarities between us and our ancestors in deep time. LeDoux explores our place in nature, the evolution of our nervous systems, and how the emergence of what we humans understand as consciousness made our greatest achievements as a species possible. This page-turning survey of evolution sheds new light on how the brain developed and what it means to be human.

Presented by the Medical Arts Series.

This event is presented by the St. Louis County Library. For more information, please call 314-994-3300.


Monday, September 9, 2019 - 7:00pm
St. Louis County Library - HQ
1640 S. Lindbergh
Saint Louis, MO 63131
The Deep History of Ourselves: The Four-Billion-Year Story of How We Got Conscious Brains Cover Image
ISBN: 9780735223837
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Viking - August 27th, 2019