Sapiens : Sapiens

  • von Yuval Noah Harari
  • Sprecher: Derek Perkins
  • Serie: Sapiens
  • 15 Std. 17 Min.
  • ungekürztes Hörbuch

Beschreibung

From a renowned historian comes a groundbreaking narrative of humanity's creation and evolution - a number one international best seller - that explores the ways in which biology and history have defined us and enhanced our understanding of what it means to be "human".
One hundred thousand years ago, at least six different species of humans inhabited Earth. Yet today there is only one - Homo sapiens. What happened to the others? And what may happen to us?
Most books about the history of humanity pursue either a historical or a biological approach, but Dr. Yuval Noah Harari breaks the mold with this highly original book that begins about 70,000 years ago, with the appearance of modern cognition. From examining the role evolving humans have played in the global ecosystem to charting the rise of empires, Sapiens integrates history and science to reconsider accepted narratives, connect past developments with contemporary concerns, and examine specific events within the context of larger ideas.
Dr. Harari also compels us to look ahead, because, over the last few decades, humans have begun to bend laws of natural selection that have governed life for the past four billion years. We are acquiring the ability to design not only the world around us but also ourselves. Where is this leading us, and what do we want to become?
This provocative and insightful work is sure to spark debate and is essential for aficionados of Jared Diamond, James Gleick, Matt Ridley, Robert Wright, and Sharon Moalem.

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Challenging the way we view our past and future

this book was one of the most fascinating writings i ever experienced, it changed my view on history as well as the Future.
Many thought provoking comments and ideas.
All humans have to face those questions
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- Deniz

An incredible book!

Extremely intelligent, lucid and visionary. The right way to consider History. And very accessible. Bravo!
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- Sven Otto Scheen

Weitere Infos zum Titel

  • Erscheinungsdatum: 15.08.2017
  • Verlag: HarperAudio