Wild Hunger by Bruce. W Wilshire
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Wild Hunger
By Bruce. W Wilshire

Wild Hunger

The Primal Roots of Modern Addiction

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Wild Hunger by Bruce. W Wilshire

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Why is it that even amidst affluence and power, our culture is plagued by a variety of addictions? In this pioneering work, Bruce Wilshire searches for answers by giving serious attention to our genetic legacy from our hunter-gatherer ancestors as well as to the unique ways we adapt to our environment through the practice of science and the creation of art and cities. The work considers remedies for specific addictions_including drugs, alcohol, cigarettes, and gambling_suggesting that wilderness exploration, in the arts, myths, and ceremonies, can help us rediscover what it means to be human creatures. Bringing together the insights of philosophy, religion, cultural anthropology, behavioral biology, and the vast socio-medical literature on addiction, Wilshire ingeniously explores the limits of our adaptive capacity and the costs of depleting the natural regenerative functions of the body.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780847689682
ISBN-10: 0847689689
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 150mm x 17mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Rowman & Littlefield
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Publish Date: 1-Oct-1999
Country of Publication: United States


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Author Biography - Bruce. W Wilshire

Bruce W. Wilshire is professor of philosophy at Rutgers University. He is the author of numerous books, including Role Playing and Identity.

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