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Author Lurz, Robert W., 1968-

Title Mindreading animals : the debate over what animals know about other minds / Robert W. Lurz
Published Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 245 pages) : illustrations
Series A bradford book
Bradford book.
Contents Mindreading in animals : its importance and history -- The logical problem in animal mindreading research -- Solving the logical problem for perceptual state attribution -- Solving the logical problem for belief attribution
Summary Lurz presents a new approach to understanding what mindreading in animals might be, offering a bottom-up model of mental state attribution that is built upon cognitive abilities that animals are known to possess rather than on a preconceived view of the mind applicable to mindreading abilities in humans
Notes "A Bradford Book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Cognition in animals.
Extrasensory perception in animals.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2011001933
ISBN 0262298333 (electronic bk.)
9780262298339 (electronic bk.)