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How Monkeys See the World: Inside the Mind of Another Species

3.9 of 5 stars 3.90  ·  rating details  ·  20 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Cheney and Seyfarth enter the minds of vervet monkeys and other primates to explore the nature of primate intelligence and the evolution of cognition.

"This reviewer had to be restrained from stopping people in the street to urge them to read it: They would learn something of the way science is done, something about how monkeys see their world, and something about themselve
Paperback, 388 pages
Published April 15th 1992 by University Of Chicago Press (first published 1990)
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This book plumbs the application of deep philosophical questions concerning how we make and perceive meaning by studying the alarm cries of vervet monkeys. These monkeys have an alarm cry for snakes leopards and eagles. It is a bit dull on reading but becomes more interesting on reflection.
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Not written for the layperson, it was still a highly accessible and enlightening read
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