skip to content
Apes, language, and the human mind Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Apes, language, and the human mind

Author: E Sue Savage-Rumbaugh; Stuart Shanker; Talbot J Taylor
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Current primate research has yielded stunning results that not only threaten our underlying assumptions about the cognitive and communicative abilities of nonhuman primates, but also bring into question what it means to be human. At the forefront of this research, Sue Savage-Rumbaugh recently has achieved a scientific breakthrough of impressive proportions. Her work with Kanzi, a laboratory-reared bonobo, has led to  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: E Sue Savage-Rumbaugh; Stuart Shanker; Talbot J Taylor
ISBN: 0195109864 9780195109863
OCLC Number: 38566026
Description: x, 244 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. Bringing up Kanzi. Kanzi: The Ape Who Crossed the Line. Would A Bonobo Learn Language? Mother and Child. Kanzi Had Been Keeping a Secret. Morning Exploits. Travels in the Forest. Evening Tours. Living with Kanzi. Theory of Mind. Syntax Grasped. What Kanzi Tells Us --
2. Philosophical Preconceptions. The Cartesian Revolution. Praedicet Ergo Est: It Predicts Therefore It Is. The Cartesian Mind as "Folk" Theorist. Cartesian Bifurcation versus Mechanist Continuity. Becoming a Person. The "Charm" of the Theory of Mind Thesis. The Cartesian Hierarchy of Psychological Concepts. The Ascent of Pan. "The Constitutional Uncertainty of the Mental" --
3. Rhetorical Inclinations. "Sure, But Does He Really Understand What We Say?"
Responsibility: Sue Savage-Rumbaugh, Stuart G. Shanker, Talbot J. Taylor.
More information:

Abstract:

Discusses the theoretical and conceptual implications of the author's work for cognitive, developmental, and linguistic research, and uses it as a spring board to argue for a radical revision of the  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

'...the ape-language studies of Savage-Rumbaugh and others are, in their methods if not their conclusions, classically Cartesian. From them we have learned an extraordinary amount about the cognitive Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/38566026> # Apes, language, and the human mind
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "38566026" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/14390043#Topic/kognition> ; # Kognition
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/14390043#Topic/neurolinguistiek> ; # Neurolinguïstiek
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/14390043#Topic/communication_avec_les_animaux> ; # Communication avec les animaux
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/963479> ; # Human-animal communication
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/14390043#Topic/language_development> ; # Language Development
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/14390043#Topic/langage_acquisition> ; # Langage--Acquisition
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/599.8851594/e21/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/14390043#Topic/bonobo_psychology> ; # Bonobo--Psychology
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/14390043#Topic/primates> ; # Primates
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/14390043#Topic/bonobo_s> ; # Bonobo's
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/14390043#Topic/communication> ; # Communication
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/836082> ; # Bonobo--Psychology
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/14390043#Topic/pan_paniscus> ; # Pan paniscus
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/14390043#Topic/communicatie> ; # Communicatie
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1036369> ; # Neurolinguistics
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/992119> ; # Language acquisition
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/14390043#Topic/apen> ; # Apen
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/14390043#Topic/spracherwerb> ; # Spracherwerb
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/14390043#Topic/neurolinguistique> ; # Neurolinguistique
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/14390043#Topic/mensch> ; # Mensch
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/986116> ; # Kanzi (Bonobo)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/14390043#Topic/chimpanze_nain_psychologie> ; # Chimpanzé nain--Psychologie
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/14390043#Topic/bonobo> ; # Bonobo
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/14390043#Topic/taalverwerving> ; # Taalverwerving
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/66488208> ; # Stuart Shanker
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/68982999> ; # Talbot J. Taylor
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/108469133> ; # E. Sue Savage-Rumbaugh
    schema:datePublished "1998" ;
    schema:description "Current primate research has yielded stunning results that not only threaten our underlying assumptions about the cognitive and communicative abilities of nonhuman primates, but also bring into question what it means to be human. At the forefront of this research, Sue Savage-Rumbaugh recently has achieved a scientific breakthrough of impressive proportions. Her work with Kanzi, a laboratory-reared bonobo, has led to Kanzi's acquisition of linguistic and cognitive skills similar to those of a two and a half year-old human child. Apes, Language, and the Human Mind skillfully combines a fascinating narrative of the Kanzi research with incisive critical analysis of the research's broader linguistic, psychological, and anthropological implications. This new volume offers a radical revision of the sciences of language and mind, and will be important reading for all those working in the fields of primatology, anthropology, linguistics, philosophy of mind, and cognitive and developmental psychology."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/14390043> ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Apes, language, and the human mind"@en ;
    schema:numberOfPages "244" ;
    schema:productID "38566026" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/38566026#PublicationEvent/new_york_oxford_university_press_1998> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/14390043#Agent/oxford_university_press> ; # Oxford University Press
    schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0603/98014600-t.html> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780195109863> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GB9953921> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/38566026> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/14390043#Agent/oxford_university_press> # Oxford University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Oxford University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/14390043#Topic/chimpanze_nain_psychologie> # Chimpanzé nain--Psychologie
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Chimpanzé nain--Psychologie"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/14390043#Topic/communication_avec_les_animaux> # Communication avec les animaux
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Communication avec les animaux"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/14390043#Topic/langage_acquisition> # Langage--Acquisition
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Langage--Acquisition"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/14390043#Topic/language_development> # Language Development
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Language Development"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/14390043#Topic/neurolinguistiek> # Neurolinguïstiek
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Neurolinguïstiek"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/14390043#Topic/neurolinguistique> # Neurolinguistique
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Neurolinguistique"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1036369> # Neurolinguistics
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Neurolinguistics"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/836082> # Bonobo--Psychology
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Bonobo--Psychology"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/963479> # Human-animal communication
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Human-animal communication"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/986116> # Kanzi (Bonobo)
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Kanzi (Bonobo)"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/992119> # Language acquisition
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Language acquisition"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/108469133> # E. Sue Savage-Rumbaugh
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1946" ;
    schema:familyName "Savage-Rumbaugh" ;
    schema:givenName "E. Sue" ;
    schema:name "E. Sue Savage-Rumbaugh" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/66488208> # Stuart Shanker
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Shanker" ;
    schema:givenName "Stuart" ;
    schema:name "Stuart Shanker" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/68982999> # Talbot J. Taylor
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Taylor" ;
    schema:givenName "Talbot J." ;
    schema:name "Talbot J. Taylor" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780195109863>
    a pto:Acid-free_paper, schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:description "alk. paper" ;
    schema:isbn "0195109864" ;
    schema:isbn "9780195109863" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.