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Tool use and causal cognition

Author: Teresa McCormack; Christoph Hoerl; Stephen A Butterfill
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Series: Consciousness and self-consciousness.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Does the study of tool use provide us with a unique or distinctive source of information about the causal cognition of tool-users? This book provides an interdisciplinary perspective on these issues  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Teresa McCormack; Christoph Hoerl; Stephen A Butterfill
ISBN: 9780199571154 0199571155
OCLC Number: 732318641
Description: ix, 255 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Tool use and causal cognition: an introduction / Teresa McCormack, Christoph Hoerl, and Stephen Butterfill --
A philosopher looks at tool use and causal understanding / James Woodward --
The development of human tool use early in life / Marissa L. Greif and Amy Needham --
Through a floppy tool darkly: toward a conceptual overthrow of animal alchemy / Daniel J. Povinelli and Derek C. Penn --
Causal knowledge in corvids, primates, and children: more than meets the eye? / Amanda Seed, Daniel Hanus, and Josep Call --
The evolutionary origins of causal cognition: learning and using causal structures / Brian J. Edwards, Benjamin M. Rottman, and Laurie R. Santos --
Tool use, planning, and future thinking in children and animals / Teresa McCormack and Christoph Hoerl --
Representing causality / Christopher Peacocke --
Why do language use and tool use both count as manifestations of intelligence? / John Campbell --
Effects of brain damage on human tool use / Georg Goldenberg --
Human tool use: a causal role in plasticity of bodily and spatial representations / Lucilla Cardinali [and others] --
Tool use and the representation of peripersonal space in humans / Charles Spence.
Series Title: Consciousness and self-consciousness.
Responsibility: edited by Teresa McCormack, Christoph Hoerl, and Stephen Butterfill.

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