The New Anthropomorphism / Edition 1

The New Anthropomorphism / Edition 1

by John S. Kennedy
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521422671

ISBN-13: 9780521422673

Pub. Date: 03/28/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Students of animal behaviorism must contend with anthropomorphism which assumes that animals think or feel as we do. This volume includes essays on behavioral concepts that have seldom been identified as anthropomorphic, but in fact bear that connotation.  See more details below

Overview

Students of animal behaviorism must contend with anthropomorphism which assumes that animals think or feel as we do. This volume includes essays on behavioral concepts that have seldom been identified as anthropomorphic, but in fact bear that connotation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521422673
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. Anthropomorphism and teleology, explicit anthropomorphism, behaviourist taboo, uniqueness of Man, consciousness, unconsciousness, compulsive anthropomorphism; 3. Instinct, nest-building, search images, language, imitation, functions as causes, imbalance; 4. Migration, purpose and goal, efference copy, motivation; 5. Intentionality, cognition, self-awareness, suffering; 6. Hierarchy, displacement, inhibition, trail-following; 7. Illusions, indulgence, neoanthropomorphism, prescription; Bibliography.

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