Readings: (NB Electronic copies will follow shortly)
Roger Smith, Being Human: Historical Knowledge and the Creation of Human Nature (Manchester, 2007), Introduction and Chapter 1, pp. 1-61.
Bourke, Joanna, What it Means to be Human: Reflections from 1791 to the Present (London: Virago, 2011), Part 1: Primates and Language, pp. 19-61.