Learning from animals? : examining the nature of human uniqueness / edited by Louise S. Röska-Hardy and Eva M. Neumann-Held.

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Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Hove ; New York : Psychology Press, 2009.
Description
x, 268 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [211]-251) and indexes.
Contents
Introduction: issues and themes in comparative studies : language, cognition, and culture / Louise S. Röska-Hardy -- Language -- Prolegomena to a science of biolinguistics / W. Tecumseh Fitch -- Sketch of an evolutionary grammar based on comparative biolinguistics / Wolfgang Wildgen -- Vocal and gestural communication in nonhuman primates and the question of the origin of language / Adrien Meguerditchian and Jacques Vauclair -- Cognition -- Socioemotional factors in the development of joint attention in human and ape infants / Kim A. Bard and David A. Leavens -- Collective intentionality and the roots of human societal life / Hannes Rakoczy -- Socio-cognitive abilities and cooperative breeding / Judith-Maria Burkart -- Attentiveness toward others and social learning in domestic dogs / Zsófia Virányi, Friederike Range, and Ludwig Huber -- From similarity to uniqueness : method and theory in comparative psychology / Ingar Brinck -- Culture -- Experimental approaches to the study of culture in primates / Christine A. Caldwell -- How the chimpanzee stole culture, or lessons learned from labours in cultural primatology / William C. McGrew -- Great apes and the human resistance to equality / Dale Jamieson -- Apes and human dignity / Matthias Kettner -- Postscript: human uniqueness in a comparative perspective / Louise S. Röska-Hardy.
ISBN
  • 9781841697079 (hardcover)
  • 1841697079 (hardcover)
LCCN
2008019111
OCLC
227327731
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