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  1. Fredrik Karlsson (2012). Critical Anthropomorphism and Animal Ethics. Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 25 (5):707-720.score: 24.0
    Anthropomorphism has long been considered a cardinal error when describing animals. Ethicists have feared the consequences of misrepresenting animals in their reasoning. Recent research within human-animal studies, however, has sophisticated the notion of anthropomorphism. It is suggested that avoiding anthropomorphism merely creates other morphisms, such as mechanomorphism. Instead of avoiding anthropomorphism, it is argued that it is a communicative strategy that should be used critically. Instances of anthropomorphism in animal ethics are analyzed in this paper. (...)
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  2. Kathleen V. Wilkes (1975). Anthropomorphism and Analogy in Psychology. Philosophical Quarterly 25 (April):126-137.score: 24.0
    This article defends psychology and psychoanalysis against the accusation that their use of anthropomorphism in descriptions of brain and mind reintroduces the 'little man in the brain' and generates a viciously circular analysis. It queries the clarity of the concept 'anthropomorphic', And argues that many predicates which are allegedly 'characteristically human' are freely and literally attributable to machines, Parts of the brain, Etc.; this merely points out the unsurprising fact that non-Humans often perform tasks which humans can also perform. (...)
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  3. Kristin Andrews & Brian Huss (2014). Anthropomorphism, Anthropectomy, and the Null Hypothesis. Biology and Philosophy 29 (5):711-729.score: 24.0
    We examine the claim that the methodology of psychology leads to a bias in animal cognition research against attributing “anthropomorphic” properties to animals (Sober in Thinking with animals: new perspectives on anthropomorphism. Columbia University Press, New York, pp 85–99, 2005; de Waal in Philos Top 27:225–280, 1999). This charge is examined in light of a debate on the role of folk psychology between primatologists who emphasize similarities between humans and other apes, and those who emphasize differences. We argue that (...)
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  4. Sarah Stebbins (1993). Anthropomorphism. Philosophical Studies 69 (2-3):113-122.score: 21.0
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  5. David R. Hilbert (1993). Comments on Anthropomorphism. Philosophical Studies 69 (2-3):123-127.score: 21.0
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  6. Kathleen C. Gerbasi, Laura L. Scaletta, C. Nuka Plante & Penny L. Bernstein (2011). Why so FURious? Rebuttal of Dr. Fiona Probyn-Rapsey's Response to Gerbasi Et Al.'S Furries From A to Z (Anthropomorphism to Zoomorphism)”. Society and Animals 19 (3):302-304.score: 21.0
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  7. James A. Serpell (2002). Anthropomorphism and Anthropomorphic Selection—Beyond the "Cute Response". Society and Animals 10 (4):437-454.score: 21.0
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  8. Timothy A. Pychyl & Nikolina M. Duvall Antonacopoulos (2010). The Possible Role of Companion-Animal Anthropomorphism and Social Support in the Physical and Psychological Health of Dog Guardians. Society and Animals 18 (4):379-395.score: 21.0
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  9. Kathleen C. Gerbasi, Penny L. Bernstein, Laura L. Scaletta & C. Nuka Plante (2011). Why so FURious? Rebuttal of Dr. Fiona Probyn-Rapsey's Response to Gerbasi Et Al.'S Furries From A to Z (Anthropomorphism to Zoomorphism)”. Society and Animals 19 (3):302-304.score: 21.0
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  10. Colin Allen, Conditioned Anti-Anthropomorphism.score: 18.0
    How should scientists react to anthropomorphism (defined for the purposes of this paper as the attribution of mental states or properties to nonhuman animals)? Many thoughtful scientists have attempted to accommodate some measure of anthropomorphism in their approaches to animal behavior. But Wynne will have none of it. We reject his argument against anthropomorphism and argue that he does not pay sufficient attention to the historical facts or to the details of alternative approaches.
     
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  11. Joseph Agassi, Anthropomorphism in Science.score: 18.0
    ANTHROPOMORPHISM is an inveterate tendency to project human qualities into natural phenomena—consciously or not. The standard and most important variant of anthropomorphism is animism which sees a soul in everything in nature. Before entering into the role of anthropomorphism in the history of science, let us consider a few important and usually neglected logical aspects of the idea.
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  12. Brian L. Keeley (2004). Anthropomorphism, Primatomorphism, Mammalomorphism: Understanding Cross-Species Comparisons. Biology and Philosophy 19 (4):521-540.score: 18.0
    The charge that anthropomorphizing nonhuman animals is a fallacy is itself largely misguided and mythic. Anthropomorphism in the study of animal behavior is placed in its original, theological context. Having set the historical stage, I then discuss its relationship to a number of other, related issues: the role of anecdotal evidence, the taxonomy of related anthropomorphic claims, its relationship to the attribution of psychological states in general, and the nature of the charge of anthropomorphism as a categorical claim. (...)
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  13. R. Mitchell, Nicholas S. Thompson & H. L. Miles (eds.) (1997). Anthropomorphism, Anecdotes, and Animals. SUNY Press.score: 18.0
    This is the first book to evaluate the significance and usefulness of the practices of anthropomorphism and anecdotalism for understanding animals.
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  14. Elliott Sober (2012). Anthropomorphism, Parsimony, and Common Ancestry. Mind and Language 27 (3):229-238.score: 18.0
    I consider three theses that are friendly to anthropomorphism. Each makes a claim about what can be inferred about the mental life of chimpanzees from the fact that humans and chimpanzees both have behavioral trait B and humans produce this behavior by having mental trait M. The first thesis asserts that this fact makes it probable that chimpanzees have M. The second says that this fact provides strong evidence that chimpanzees have M. The third claims that the fact is (...)
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  15. Mats Bergman (2007). Development, Purpose, and the Spectre of Anthropomorphism: Sundry Comments on T. L. Short's. Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 43 (4).score: 18.0
    : T. L. Short's Peirce's Theory of Signs offers a strong interpretation of semeiotic, advocating a developmental and naturalistic position. This commentary examines some of the main features of Short's approach, raising a number of critical questions concerning the growth of Peirce's thought and the problem of anthropomorphism. First, two possible weaknesses in Short's account of the development of semeiotic, connected to the treatment of the "New List of Categories" and the role of the index, are noted. Next, the (...)
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  16. Sandra D. Mitchell, Anthropomorphism: Cross-Species Modeling.score: 18.0
    There has been a recent resurgence of interest in anthropomorphism, attributable to both the rise of cognitive ethology and the requirements of various forms of expanded, environmental ethics. The manner and degree to which non-human animals are similar to human beings has thus become a focus of scientific research and a necessary component to our decisions to act morally. At its basis, anthropomorphism involves claims about the similarity of non-human objects or beings to humans. Critics of anthropomorphism (...)
     
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  17. Karen Arnold, Evaluating Science on Epistemic and Moral Grounds (Formerly, Putting Anthropomorphism in Context).score: 18.0
    In recent years several philosophers of biology have proposed a pluralistic approach to science. In The Disorder of Things, John Dupré argues for a version of pluralism. Pluralists of all breeds must deal with a familiar class of worries that are routinely expressed at the suggestion of any move away from monism. One such worry is that pluralism is a relativistic position in which "anything goes" in science. In this paper I examine Dupré's proposals for saving his pluralism from the (...)
     
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  18. Mats Bergman (2007). Development, Purpose, and the Spectre of Anthropomorphism: Sundry Comments on T. L. Short's Peirce's Theory of Signs. Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 43 (4):601 - 609.score: 18.0
    T. L. Short's Peirce's Theory of Signs offers a strong interpretation of semeiotic, advocating a developmental and naturalistic position. This commentary examines some of the main features of Short's approach, raising a number of critical questions concerning the growth of Peirce's thought and the problem of anthropomorphism. First, two possible weaknesses in Short's account of the development of semeiotic, connected to the treatment of the "New List of Categories" and the role of the index, are noted. Next, the menace (...)
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  19. Pamela J. Asquith (1997). Why Anthropomorphism is Not Metaphor: Crossing Concepts and Cultures in Animal Behavior Studies. In R. Mitchell, Nicholas S. Thompson & H. L. Miles (eds.), Anthropomorphism, Anecdotes, and Animals. Suny Press. 22--34.score: 18.0
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  20. Stewart E. Guthrie (1997). Anthropomorphism: A Definition and a Theory. In R. Mitchell, Nicholas S. Thompson & H. L. Miles (eds.), Anthropomorphism, Anecdotes, and Animals. Suny Press. 50--58.score: 18.0
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  21. H. A. Herzog & S. Galvin (1997). Anthropomorphism, Common Sense, and Animal Awareness. In R. Mitchell, Nicholas S. Thompson & H. L. Miles (eds.), Anthropomorphism, Anecdotes, and Animals. Suny Press. 237--53.score: 18.0
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  22. J. Kiriazis & C. Slobodchikoff (1997). Anthropomorphism and the Study of Animal Language. In R. Mitchell, Nicholas S. Thompson & H. L. Miles (eds.), Anthropomorphism, Anecdotes, and Animals. Suny Press. 365--369.score: 18.0
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  23. H. Lyn Miles (1997). Anthropomorphism, Apes, and Language. In R. Mitchell, Nicholas S. Thompson & H. L. Miles (eds.), Anthropomorphism, Anecdotes, and Animals. Suny Press. 383--404.score: 18.0
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  24. Robert W. Mitchell (1997). Anthropomorphism and Anecdotes: A Guide for the Perplexed. In R. Mitchell, Nicholas S. Thompson & H. L. Miles (eds.), Anthropomorphism, Anecdotes, and Animals. Suny Press. 407--427.score: 18.0
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  25. Robert W. Mitchell, Nicholas S. Thompson & H. Lyn Miles (1997). Taking Anthropomorphism and Anecdotes Seriously. In R. Mitchell, Nicholas S. Thompson & H. L. Miles (eds.), Anthropomorphism, Anecdotes, and Animals. Suny Press. 3--11.score: 18.0
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  26. Bernard E. Rollin (1997). Anecdote, Anthropomorphism, and Animal Behavior. In R. Mitchell, Nicholas S. Thompson & H. L. Miles (eds.), Anthropomorphism, Anecdotes, and Animals. Suny Press. 125--33.score: 18.0
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  27. Robert L. Russell (1997). Anthropomorphism in Mother-Infant Interaction: Cultural Imperative or Scientific Acumen? In R. Mitchell, Nicholas S. Thompson & H. L. Miles (eds.), Anthropomorphism, Anecdotes, and Animals. Suny Press. 116--22.score: 18.0
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  28. Emanuela Cenami Spada (1997). Amorphism, Mechanomorphism, and Anthropomorphism. In R. Mitchell, Nicholas S. Thompson & H. L. Miles (eds.), Anthropomorphism, Anecdotes, and Animals. Suny Press.score: 18.0
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  29. Karyl B. Swartz & Sian Evans (1997). Anthropomorphism, Anecdotes, and Mirrors. In R. Mitchell, Nicholas S. Thompson & H. L. Miles (eds.), Anthropomorphism, Anecdotes, and Animals. Suny Press. 296--306.score: 18.0
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  30. Kristin Andrews (2011). Beyond Anthropomorphism: Attributing Psychological Properties to Animals. In Tom L. Beauchamp R. G. Frey (ed.), Oxford Handbook of Animal Ethics. Oxford University Press. 469--494.score: 15.0
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  31. Frans B. M. De Waal (1999). Anthropomorphism and Anthropodenial. Philosophical Topics 27 (1):255-280.score: 15.0
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  32. David M. Holley (2002). The Role of Anthropomorphism in Hume's Critique of Theism. International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 51 (2):83-99.score: 15.0
  33. Frank Keil, Conceptualizing a Nonnatural Entity: Anthropomorphism in God Concepts.score: 15.0
    We investigate the problem of how nonnatural entities are represented by examining university students’ concepts of God, both professed theological beliefs and concepts used in comprehension of narratives. In three story processing tasks, subjects often used an anthropomorphic God concept that is inconsistent with stated theological beliefs; and drastically distorted the narratives without any awareness of doing so. By heightening subjects’ awareness of their theological beliefs, we were able to manipulate the degree of anthropomorphization. This tendency to anthropomorphize may be (...)
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  34. Maurice Mandelbaum (1943). A Note on "Anthropomorphism" in Psychology. Journal of Philosophy 40 (9):246-248.score: 15.0
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  35. Frederick Ferré (1984). In Praise of Anthropomorphism. International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 16 (3):203 - 212.score: 15.0
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  36. Cameron Shelley (2002). The First Inconvenience of Anthropomorphism: The Disanalogy in Part IV of Hume's Dialogues. History of Philosophy Quarterly 19 (2):171-189.score: 15.0
  37. George J. Stack (1980). Nietzsche and Anthropomorphism. Crítica 12 (34):41 - 71.score: 15.0
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  38. J. B. Baillie (1917). Anthropomorphism and Truth. Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 18:185 - 223.score: 15.0
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  39. J. Douglas Ousley (1974). Evidence, Anthropomorphism and the Existence of God. Heythrop Journal 15 (3):298–302.score: 15.0
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  40. Stanley Tweyman (1982). An 'Inconvenience' of Anthropomorphism. Hume Studies 8 (1):19-42.score: 15.0
  41. Suzanne Keen (2011). Fast Tracks to Narrative Empathy: Anthropomorphism and Dehumanization in Graphic Narratives. Substance 40 (1):135-155.score: 15.0
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  42. Edward Winters & Marco Frascari (1993). Monsters of Architecture: Anthropomorphism in Architectural Theory. Philosophical Quarterly 43 (171):251.score: 15.0
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  43. Joe E. Barnhart (2013). Providence and Anthropomorphism in History and Politics: An Essay in Philosophy of History. Essays in the Philosophy of Humanism 15:49-58.score: 15.0
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  44. Gordon M. Burghardt (1988). Anecdotes and Critical Anthropomorphism. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 11 (2):248.score: 15.0
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  45. Paul Morris, Alan Costall & Margaret Fidler (2000). Beyond Anecdotes: An Empirical Study of "Anthropomorphism". Society and Animals 8 (2):151-165.score: 15.0
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  46. Frans B. M. de Waal (1999). Anthropomorphism and Anthropodenial. Philosophical Topics 27 (1).score: 15.0
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  47. John Andrew Fisher (1996). The Myth of Anthropomorphism John Andrew Fisher. In Colin Allen & D. Jamison (eds.), Readings in Animal Cognition. Mit Press.score: 15.0
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  48. Erica Fudge (2007). Can We Differ From, and Live on Equal Terms with, Nonhuman Animals? Thinking with Animals: New Perspectives on Anthropomorphism. Society and Animals 15 (4):401-404.score: 15.0
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  49. Alistair Robinson (2004). Animal Rights, Anthropomorphism and Traumatized Fish. Philosophy Now 46:20-22.score: 15.0
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  50. Binyamin Abrahamov (1996). Anthropomorphism and Interpretation of the Qur'ān in the Theology of Al-Qāsim Ibn Ibrāhīm: Kitāb Al-Mustarshid. Edited with Translation, Introduction and Notes. Brill.score: 15.0
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