David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
International Studies in the Philosophy of Science 5 (1):3 – 19 (1991)
Abstract Surprisingly, little theoretical attention has so far been paid to the ?Comparative Assumption?: the attempt to extrapolate from species to species in psychology (and particularly to the human species). This paper examines the problems and the possibilities inherent in the Comparative Assumption. Perhaps the most important conclusion of the paper is that much more work is needed on this intriguing question
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
Victor H. Denenberg (1981). Hemispheric Laterality in Animals and the Effects of Early Experience. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 4 (1):1.
Daniel C. Dennett (1983). Intentional Systems in Cognitive Ethology: The 'Panglossian Paradigm' Defended. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 6 (3):343-90.
Howard Rachlin (1978). Who Cares If the Chimpanzee has a Theory of Mind? Behavioral and Brain Sciences 1 (4):593.
E. Sue Savage-Rumbaugh, Duane M. Rumbaugh & Sally Boysen (1978). Linguistically Mediated Tool Use and Exchange by Chimpanzees ( Pan Troglodytes). Behavioral and Brain Sciences 1 (4):539.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Gregory Lewkowicz, Human Rights, Citizen Rights: The Presuppositions of the American and European Case Law.
A. L. Herman (1995). Materials for an Analysis of a Just Universe. Asian Philosophy 5 (1):3 – 22.
Robert Hopkins (1997). El Greco's Eyesight: Interpreting Pictures and the Psychology of Vision. Philosophical Quarterly 47 (189):441-458.
G. G. Gallup (1991). Toward a Comparative Psychology of Self-Awareness: Species Limitations and Cognitive Consequences. In G. Goethals & J. Strauss (eds.), The Self: An Interdisciplinary Perspective. Springer-Verlag.
Radu J. Bogdan (1993). The Architectural Nonchalance of Commonsense Psychology. Mind and Language 8 (2):189-205.
Peter Vallentyne (2005). Of Mice and Men: Equality and Animals. [REVIEW] Journal of Ethics 9 (3-4):403 - 433.
Mark Phelan (2010). The Inadequacy of Paraphrase is the Dogma of Metaphor. Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 91 (4):481-506.
Robert H. Wozniak (ed.) (1884/1993). Theoretical Roots of Early Behaviourism: Functionalism, the Critique of Introspection, and the Nature and Evolution of Consciousness. Routledge/Thoemmes Press.
F. Barbara Orlans (2000). The Injustice of Excluding Laboratory Rats, Mice, and Birds From the Animal Welfare Act. Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 10 (3):229-238.
David Little (1981). The Present State of the Comparative Study of Religious Ethics. Journal of Religious Ethics 9 (2):210 - 227.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads8 ( #172,583 of 1,102,799 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #296,987 of 1,102,799 )
How can I increase my downloads?