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Minds of the Their Own: Thinking and Awareness in Animals

Out of Print

By: Lesley J Rogers

212 pages, Figs

Allen & Unwin

Paperback | Dec 1997 | #70705 | ISBN: 1864485043
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About this book

Another challenge to the concept that conscious thinking is an attribute unique to humans. Also discusses how important animal thinking is when considering animal welfare and animal rights. Introductory stuff.


Contents

1. Not simply machines2. Awareness of self and others3. Mental images, memory and intelligence4. Evolving a brain for consciousness5. Evolution of the human brain and mind6. Future research on animal minds7. Thinking, feeling and animal rightsFurther readingIndex

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