The Resource Folk physics for apes : the chimpanzee's theory of how the world works, Daniel J. Povinelli ; in collaboration with James E. Reaux, Laura A. Theall, and Steve Giambrone

Folk physics for apes : the chimpanzee's theory of how the world works, Daniel J. Povinelli ; in collaboration with James E. Reaux, Laura A. Theall, and Steve Giambrone

Label
Folk physics for apes : the chimpanzee's theory of how the world works
Title
Folk physics for apes
Title remainder
the chimpanzee's theory of how the world works
Statement of responsibility
Daniel J. Povinelli ; in collaboration with James E. Reaux, Laura A. Theall, and Steve Giambrone
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Povinelli, Daniel J
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
  • QL737.P96
  • QH367
LC item number
  • P68 2000
  • .H98
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2000 N-780
  • QL 737.P96
NLM item number
P879f 2000
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chimpanzees
  • Chimpanzees
  • Tool use in animals
  • Psychology, Comparative
  • Pan troglodytes
  • Cognition
  • Problem Solving
  • Psychology, Comparative
  • Psychomotor Performance
  • Apes
  • Cognition in animals
  • Chimpanzé
  • Chimpanzé
  • Usage de l'instrument chez les animaux
  • Psychologie comparée
  • Chimpanzees
  • Chimpanzees
  • Psychology, Comparative
  • Tool use in animals
  • Vergelijkende psychologie
  • Natuurkunde
  • Primaten
  • Cognitiewetenschap
  • Evolutionary psychology
  • Gereedschappen
  • Schimpanse
Label
Folk physics for apes : the chimpanzee's theory of how the world works, Daniel J. Povinelli ; in collaboration with James E. Reaux, Laura A. Theall, and Steve Giambrone
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [341]-364) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
An initial word about 'folk physics' -- 1. Folk physics cannot be assumed -- 2. Escaping the argument by analogy -- 3. Causality, tool use, and folk physics: a comparative approach -- 4. The trap-tube problem -- 5. The trap-table problem -- 6. The inverted- and broken-rake problems -- 7. The flimsy-tool problem -- 8. The tool-insertion problem: the question of shape -- 9. The rope, hook, touching-stick, and related problems: the question of physical connection -- 10. The support problem: physical connection revisited -- 11. The bendable-tool and tool-construction problems: the question of tool modification -- 12. Toward a folk physics for chimpanzees
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiii, 391 pages
Isbn
9780198572206
Lccn
00062338
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)44777294
  • (OCoLC)ocm44777294
Label
Folk physics for apes : the chimpanzee's theory of how the world works, Daniel J. Povinelli ; in collaboration with James E. Reaux, Laura A. Theall, and Steve Giambrone
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [341]-364) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
An initial word about 'folk physics' -- 1. Folk physics cannot be assumed -- 2. Escaping the argument by analogy -- 3. Causality, tool use, and folk physics: a comparative approach -- 4. The trap-tube problem -- 5. The trap-table problem -- 6. The inverted- and broken-rake problems -- 7. The flimsy-tool problem -- 8. The tool-insertion problem: the question of shape -- 9. The rope, hook, touching-stick, and related problems: the question of physical connection -- 10. The support problem: physical connection revisited -- 11. The bendable-tool and tool-construction problems: the question of tool modification -- 12. Toward a folk physics for chimpanzees
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiii, 391 pages
Isbn
9780198572206
Lccn
00062338
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)44777294
  • (OCoLC)ocm44777294

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