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  1. Daisie M. Radner & Michael Radner (1996). Animal Consciousness. Prometheus Books.
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    Daisie M. Radner (1999). Mind and Function in Animal Communication. Erkenntnis 51 (1):633-648.
    Functional hypotheses about animal signalling often refer to mental states of the sender or the receiver. Mental states are functional categorizations of neurophysiological states. Functional questions about animal signals are intertwined with causal questions. This interrelationship is illustrated in regard to avian distraction displays. In purposive signalling, the sender has a goal of influencing the behavior of the receiver. Purposive signalling is innovative if the sender's goal is unrelated to the biological function of the signal. This may be the case (...)
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    Daisie M. Radner (1994). Heterophenomenology: Learning About the Birds and the Bees. Journal of Philosophy 91 (8):389-403.
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    Daisie M. Radner (1993). Directed Action and Animal Communication. Ration 6 (2):135-54.
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    Daisie M. Radner & Michael Radner (1995). Cognition, Natural Selection, and the Intentional Stance. International Studies in the Philosophy of Science 9 (2):109-19.
    Abstract Daniel Dennett advocates the use of the intentional stance in adaptationist biology and in cognitive ethology. He sees intentional system theory as closely related to decision theory and game theory. In biological decision and game theory models, nature ?chooses? the strategy by which the animal chooses a course of action. The design of the animal imposes constraints on the model. For Dennett, by contrast, the description of nature's rationale imposes constraints on the design of the animal. Dennett's oversimplified conception (...)
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