Thus this being towards, the to of being that Nancy articulates, is necessarily both prehominid
and posthominid, because it is already configured towards that which exceeds and precedes its own being and it is already responsive to that transformative possibility.
Female sexuality and the prehominid
origins of patriarchy.
1993) win call for extended discussion, considering the fact that this species does not use tools in nature: even if the flakes obtained bear some resemblance to Oldowan stone flakes, their intrinsic interest for our understanding of prehominid
techniques is seriously biased by the artificial experiment that produced the situation.
Put more picturesquely, our brain-wiring reflects the best unplanned survival technology of half a million years ago, not counting the more ancient prehominid
and premammalian parts.
Future generations of intelligent machines will most likely be as interested in human beings as we would be in the alleged missing link between ourselves and our prehominid
forebears if such an ancestor were still alive, because understanding the past often improves proficiency in coping with current and approaching problems.