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Read online Sommes-nous trop « bêtes » pour comprendre l'intelligence des animaux ?.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Sommes-nous trop « bêtes » pour comprendre l'intelligence des animaux ? p em Somme nous trop b tes pour comprendre l intelligence des animaux em est un livre qui surprend Frans de Waal psychologue et primatologue mondialement reconnu nous am ne r examiner tout ce que nous croyions savoir sur l intelligence animale et humaine Fascinant p by Frans de Waal, Lise Chemla, Paul Chemla

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Sommes-nous trop « bêtes » pour comprendre l'intelligence des animaux ?
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What if apes had their own culture rather than an imposed human version What if they reacted to situations with behavior learned through observation of their elders culture rather than with pure genetically coded instinct nature In answering these questions eminent primatologist Frans de Waal corrects our arrogant assumption that humans are the only creatures to have made the leap from the natural to the cultural domain The book s title derives from an analogy de Waal draws between the way behavior is transmitted in ape society and the way sushi making skills are passed down from sushi master to apprentice Like the apprentice young apes watch their group mates at close range absorbing the methods and lessons of each of their elders actions Responses long thought to be instinctive are actually learned behavior de Waal argues and constitute ape culture A delightful mix of intriguing anecdote rigorous clinical study adventurous field work and fascinating speculation i The Ape and the Sushi Master i shows that apes are not human caricatures but members of our extended family with their own resourcefulness and dignity, No description available, strong A em New York Times em Bestseller Astonishing has the makings of a classic and one fantastic read em People em strong br br What separates your mind from an animal s Maybe you think it s your ability to design tools your sense of self or your grasp of past and future all traits that have helped us define ourselves as the planet s preeminent species But in recent decades these claims have eroded or even been disproven outright by a revolution in the study of animal cognition Take the way octopuses use coconut shells as tools elephants that classify humans by age gender and language or Ayumu the young male chimpanzee at Kyoto University whose flash memory puts that of humans to shame Based on research involving crows dolphins parrots sheep wasps bats whales and of course chimpanzees and bonobos Frans de Waal explores both the scope and the depth of animal intelligence He offers a firsthand account of how science has stood traditional behaviorism on its head by revealing how smart animals really are and how we ve underestimated their abilities for too long br br People often assume a cognitive ladder from lower to higher forms with our own intelligence at the top But what if it is more like a bush with cognition taking different forms that are often incomparable to ours Would you presume yourself dumber than a squirrel because you re less adept at recalling the locations of hundreds of buried acorns Or would you judge your perception of your surroundings as more sophisticated than that of a echolocating bat De Waal reviews the rise and fall of the mechanistic view of animals and opens em our em minds to the idea that animal minds are far more intricate and complex than we have assumed De Waal s landmark work will convince you to rethink everything you thought you knew about animal and human intelligence, In this lively and illuminating discussion of his landmark research esteemed primatologist Frans de Waal argues that human morality is not imposed from above but instead comes from within Moral behavior does not begin and end with religion but is in fact a product of evolution br br For many years de Waal has observed chimpanzees soothe distressed neighbors and bonobos share their food Now he delivers fascinating fresh evidence for the seeds of ethical behavior in primate societies that further cements the case for the biological origins of human fairness Interweaving vivid tales from the animal kingdom with thoughtful philosophical analysis de Waal seeks a bottom up explanation of morality that emphasizes our connection with animals In doing so de Waal explores for the first time the implications of his work for our understanding of modern religion Whatever the role of religious moral imperatives he sees it as a Johnny come lately role that emerged only as an addition to our natural instincts for cooperation and empathy br br But unlike the dogmatic neo atheist of his book s title de Waal does not scorn religion per se Instead he draws on the long tradition of humanism exemplified by the painter Hieronymus Bosch and asks reflective readers to consider these issues from a positive perspective What role if any does religion play for a well functioning society today And where can believers and nonbelievers alike find the inspiration to lead a good life br br Rich with cultural references and anecdotes of primate behavior em The Bonobo and the Atheist em engagingly builds a unique argument grounded in evolutionary biology and moral philosophy Ever a pioneering thinker de Waal delivers a heartening and inclusive new perspective on human nature and our struggle to find purpose in our lives