The Primal Roots of Modern Addiction
By (author) Bruce. W Wilshire
Normal Price: $35.25
Your Price: $31.72 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $3.52! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.59 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 8-11 days, Not for Xmas
Wild Hunger by Bruce. W Wilshire
Book DescriptionWhy 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.
Buy Wild Hunger book by Bruce. W Wilshire from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780847689682
(229mm x 150mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Rowman & Littlefield
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Publish Date: 1-Oct-1999
Country of Publication: United States
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Wild Hunger book by Bruce. W Wilshire and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
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.
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687