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Title:
Baboon metaphysics : the evolution of a social mind
Author:
Cheney, Dorothy L.
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Publication Information:
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2007.
Physical Description:
x, 348 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Acknowledgments -- evolution of mind -- primate mind in myth and legend -- Habitat, infanticide, and predation -- Males : competition, infanticide, and friendship -- Females : kinship, rank, competition, and cooperation -- Social knowledge -- social intelligence hypothesis -- Theory of mind -- Self-awareness and consciousness -- Communication -- Precursors to language -- Baboon metaphysics -- Appendix -- References -- Index.
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ISBN:
9780226102436
Format :
Book