Kanzi: The Ape at the Brink of the Human Mind / Edition 1

Kanzi: The Ape at the Brink of the Human Mind / Edition 1

by Sue Savage-Rumbaugh, Roger Lewin
     
 

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ISBN-10: 047115959X

ISBN-13: 9780471159599

Pub. Date: 09/28/1996

Publisher: Turner Publishing Company

"Kanzi offers any number of crucial insights into the workings of the mind."--The New York Times Book Review

The remarkable story of the "talking" ape who is proving animals can think

Though he cannot physically speak, Kanzi understands an impressive amount of spoken English and communicates by punching symbols on a special keyboard. This book tells Kanzi's

Overview

"Kanzi offers any number of crucial insights into the workings of the mind."--The New York Times Book Review

The remarkable story of the "talking" ape who is proving animals can think

Though he cannot physically speak, Kanzi understands an impressive amount of spoken English and communicates by punching symbols on a special keyboard. This book tells Kanzi's incredible story and explores its intriguing ramifications.

SUE SAVAGE-RUMBAUGH (Decatur, Georgia) is one of the world's leading ape-language researchers. ROGER LEWIN (Cambridge, Massachusetts) is the author of 12 books, including co-authorship of the best-selling Origins with Richard Leakey.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471159599
Publisher:
Turner Publishing Company
Publication date:
09/28/1996
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
367,750
Product dimensions:
9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

On a Beach in Portugal.

The Meaning of Words.

Talking to Each Other.

An Uncommon Ape.

First Glimpse.

Inside Kanzi's Mind.

Childside.

Pan, the Tool-Maker.

The Origin of Language.

At the Brink of the Human Mind.

References.

Index.

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