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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Marc Bekoff; Dale Jamieson
|Notes:||"A Bradford book."
Essays taken from Interpretation and exploration in the study of animal behavior, originally published in 1990 by Westview Press.
|Description:||xv, 379 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.|
|Contents:||The myth of anthropomorphism / John Andrew Fisher --
Gendered knowledge? Examining influences on scientific and ethological inquiries / Lori Gruen --
Interpretive cognitive ethology / Hugh Wilder --
Concept attribution in nonhuman animals: theoretical and methodological problems in ascribing complex mental processes / Colin Allen and Marc Hauser --
On aims and methods of cognitive ethology / Dale Jamieson and Marc Bekoff --
Aspects of the cognitive ethology of an injury-feigning bird, the piping plover / Carolyn A. Ristau --
Tradition in animals: field observations and laboratory analyses / Bennett G. Galef, Jr. --
The study of adaptation / Randy Thornhill. The units of behavior in evolutionary explanations / Sandra D. Mitchell --
Levels of analysis and the functional significance of helping behavior / Walter D. Koenig and Ronald L. Mumme --
The ubiquitous concept of recognition with special reference to kin / Andrew R. Blaustein and Richard H. Porter --
Do animals choose habitats? / Michael L. Rosenzweig --
The infuence of models on the interpretation of vigilance / Steven L. Lima --
Is there an evolutionary biology of play? / Alexander Rosenberg --
Intentionality, social play, and definition / Colin Allen and Marc Bekoff --
Communication and expectations: a social process and the cognitive operation it depends upon and influences / W. John Smith. Animal communication and social evolution / Michael Philips and Steven N. Austad --
Animal language: methodological and interpretive issues / Sue Savage-Rumbaugh and Karen E. Brakke --
Knowledge acquisition and asymmetry between language comprehension and production: dolphins and apes as general models for animals / Louis M. Herman and Palmer Morrel-Samuels --
Evolution and psychological unity / Roger Crisp --
The mental lives of nonhuman animals / John Dupré --
Inside the mind of a monkey / Robert Seyfarth and Dorothy Cheney --
A bat without qualities? / Kathleen A. Akins --
Afterword: ethics and the study of animal cognition / Dale Jamieson and Marc Bekoff.
|Series Title:||A Bradford book|
|Responsibility:||edited by Marc Bekoff, Dale Jamieson.|