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Robert Cribb, Helen Gilbert, and Helen Tiffin

in Wild Man from Borneo: A Cultural History of the Orangutan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837143
eISBN:
9780824869779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837143.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This concluding chapter reiterates how, in many ways, the great apes are very like humans. It may be true that apes lack the capacity to feel remorse, a sense of duty, and historical consciousness, ... More


Alien Others: Race and the Science Fiction Film

Christine Cornea

in Science Fiction Cinema: Between Fantasy and Reality

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624652
eISBN:
9780748671106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624652.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores how issues of race are played out in science fiction films. It also deals with the differences and similarities between the representations of racial issues between ... More


Anarchism: The Politics of the “Long Loneliness”

John Patrick Diggins (ed.)

in Eugene O'Neill's America: Desire Under Democracy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226148809
eISBN:
9780226148823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226148823.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Drama

Eugene O'Neill once remarked that his radical activist friends were at war with society while his quarrel was with God. He once referred to himself as “a philosophical anarchist,” which he defined as ... More


Animal Personalities: Behavior, Physiology, and Evolution

Claudio Carere and Dario Maestripieri (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226922058
eISBN:
9780226922065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922065.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

Ask anyone who has owned a pet and they will assure you that, yes, animals have personalities. And science is beginning to agree. Researchers have demonstrated that both domesticated and ... More


Apes and language

Richard Byrne

in The Thinking Ape: Evolutionary Origins of Intelligence

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198522652
eISBN:
9780191688676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198522652.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter provides an outline of various achievements, particularly those most relevant to the understanding of the natural cognition of apes. Ape language work has generated heated controversy, ... More


Aping Rape: Animal Ravishment and Sexual Knowledge in Early Modern England

Holly Dugan

in Sex before Sex: Figuring the Act in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680764
eISBN:
9781452948560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680764.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on the early modern narratives of human rape by simians or apes, its contributions to the construction of early modern male sexual dominance, and heteronormative role of men as ... More


Are humans special? A history of psychological perspectives

Michael C. Corballis and Stephen E. G. Lea

in The Descent of Mind: Psychological Perspectives on Hominid Evolution

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192632593
eISBN:
9780191670497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632593.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter reviews the history of psychological attitudes toward the question of continuity versus discontinuity between humans and other species. The freedom of action enjoyed by humans implied ... More


“Art” by Animals, Part 2: When the Artist Is an Ape—Popular and Scientific Discourse and Paintings by Primates

Jane C. Desmond

in Displaying Death and Animating Life: Human-Animal Relations in Art, Science, and Everyday Life

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226144054
eISBN:
9780226375519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226375519.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

In this chapter on “art” produced by nonhuman primates and its transnational market, Desmond explores the issues of representational art and how that categorization is used to raise the bar in ... More


Brains, hands, and minds: puzzling incongruities in ape tool use

William C. McGrew

in The Use of Tools by Human and Non-human Primates

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198522638
eISBN:
9780191688652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198522638.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter aims to first survey variation in the use of tools by living apes (Hominoidea) and then to relate variation in tool use to variation in other features whenever possible. The other ... More


Captive Chimpanzees

Stephen R. Ross

in The Ethics of Captivity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199977994
eISBN:
9780199375172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977994.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Chimpanzees have lived as captive animals in the United States for over a century and today exist in a wide variety of circumstances including zoos, roadside attractions, circuses, sanctuaries, ... More


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