Homo Prospectus

Homo Prospectus

Book - 2016
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Our species is misnamed. Though sapiens defines human beings as "wise" what humans do especially well is to prospect the future. We are homo prospectus. In this book, Martin E. P. Seligman, Peter Railton, Roy F. Baumeister, and Chandra Sripada argue it is anticipating and evaluating future possibilities for the guidance of thought and action that is the cornerstone of human success.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, [2016]
ISBN: 9780199374472 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
0199374473 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
Branch Call Number: 153 SEL
Characteristics: xiv, 384 pages : illustration ; 25 cm

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