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Thinking animals animals and the development of human intelligence

Shepard, Paul, 1925- ;Oelschlaeger, Max.

Athens, Ga. : University of Georgia Press c1998

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  • Title:
    Thinking animals animals and the development of human intelligence
  • Author/Creator: Shepard, Paul, 1925-
  • Oelschlaeger, Max.
  • Publisher: Athens, Ga. : University of Georgia Press
  • Creation Date: c1998
  • Language: English
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (295 p.).
  • Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Subjects: Human-animal relationships
  • Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Contents: ""Cover""; ""CONTENTS""; ""FOREWORD""; ""1 ON ANIMALS THINKING""; ""Preparing the Soil for Thought""; ""The Post-Archaic World; or How Thinkers Started the Day with Cereals""; ""You Think What You Eat""; ""What the Arboreal Eye Knows""; ""Speech as the Summons to Images""; ""The Zoology of the Self""; ""Art as the Collective Imagery of Animal Form""; ""2 THE MENTAL MENAGERIE""; ""Language and Taxonomy""; ""The Vocal Obligations of Infancy""; ""Concealed Creatures""; ""Animal Protagonists""; ""The Intellectual Abuse of Animals""; ""Organs as Creatures""; ""The Dialogue of Inside-Outside""
    ""3 AMBIGUOUS ANIMALS""""The Margins of Our Attention""; ""Imaginary Combination Animals""; ""Heads and Tails""; ""Monsters""; ""The Diabolical Ape""; ""Monsters and Social Stress""; ""The Living Coded Messages""; ""4 IMITATING ANIMALS: THE CAST OF CHARACTERS""; ""The Drama of the Animal""; ""Totemic Culture""; ""Adornment and Animality""; ""The Lele, a Contemporary Totemic Culture""; ""The Game of Dividing and Dividing the Game""; ""5 PRETENDING THAT ANIMALS ARE PEOPLE: THE CHARACTER OF CASTE""; ""Examples from the Thais, Nuer, and Balinese""; ""Animals in the Domesticated Society""
    ""Caricature""""Animals in Folktales""; ""Reynard""; ""The Secular Bestiaries""; ""Literary Thought and Animals""; ""Machines as Animals""; ""The Pet as Minimal Animal""; ""Alone on a Domesticated Planet""; ""6 THE AESOP ACCOUNT""; ""The Zoological Groups""; ""The Three Faunas""; ""7 WHAT GOOD ARE ANIMALS?""; ""Ecology""; ""Ethics""; ""The Inadequacy of Economic, Ecological, and Ethical Arguments""; ""A Fourth Argument: Human Growth and Thought""; ""For Parents and Teachers""; ""Taxonomy and Cognition""; ""Mimicry and Selfhood""; ""Analogy and Abstraction""
    ""Animals: Our Link with the Nonhuman Cosmos""""NOTES AND REFERENCES""; ""INDEX""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""V""; ""W""
  • OCLC Number: 753978354
  • Identifier: ISBN1-280-49168-X;ISBN9786613586919;ISBN0-8203-4234-3