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  1. Gavagai!: Or, the Future History of the Animal Language Controversy.David Premack - 1986 - MIT Press.
    In this witty and fascinating book, Premack examines arguments over whether humans are unique because we can talk.
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  • “Gavagai!” or the Future History of the Animal Language Controversy.David Premack - 1985 - Cognition 19 (3):207-296.
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  • Social Mirrors and Shared Experiential Worlds.Charles Whitehead - 2001 - Journal of Consciousness Studies 8 (4):3-36.
    We humans have a formidable armamentarium of social display behaviours, including song-and-dance, the visual arts, and role-play. Of these, role-play is probably the crucial adaptation which makes us most different from other apes. Human childhood, a sheltered period of ‘extended irresponsibility’, allows us to develop our powers of make-believe and role-play, prerequisites for human cooperation, culture, and reflective consciousness. Social mirror theory, originating with Dilthey, Baldwin, Cooley and Mead, holds that there cannot be mirrors in the mind without mirrors in (...)
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