Rational Animals?

Rational Animals?

by Susan Hurley, Matthew Nudds

ISBN-10: 0198528272

ISBN-13: 9780198528272

Pub. Date: 03/28/2006

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

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Oxford University Press, USA
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New Edition
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9.40(w) x 6.40(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

1The questions of animal rationality : theory and evidence1
2Meanings of rationality87
3Minimal rationality107
4Styles of rationality117
5Animal reasoning and proto-logic127
6Making sense of animals139
7Transitive inference in animals : reasoning or conditioned associations?175
8Rational or associative? : imitation in Japanese quail187
9The rationality of animal memory : complex caching strategies of western scrub jays197
10Descartes' two errors : reason and reflection in the great apes219
11Do animals know what they know?235
12Rationality and metacognition in non-human animals247
13Rationality, decentring, and the evidence for pretence in non-human animals275
14Folk logic and animal rationality293
15Rationality in Capuchin monkey's feeding behaviour?313
16Social cognition in the wild : Machiavellian dolphins?329
17Do chimpanzees know what others see - or only what they are looking at?371
18We don't need a microscope to explore the chimpanzee's mind385
19Belief attribution tasks with dolphins : what social minds can reveal about animal rationality413
20Intelligence and rational behaviour in the bottlenosed dolphin439
21Intelligence and rationality in parrots469
22The impact of symbolic representations on chimpanzee cognition489
23Language as a window on rationality513

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