Doctor Doolittle"s delusion

animals and the uniqueness of human language
  • 355 Pages
  • 1.25 MB
  • 3770 Downloads
  • English
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Yale University Press , New Haven [Conn.]
Animal communication, Language and lang
StatementStephen R. Anderson ; with illustrations by Amanda Patrick
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL776 .A5199 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 355 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17136625M
ISBN 100300103395
LC Control Number2004044309

Doctor Dolittle’s Delusion: Animals and the Uniqueness of Human Language First Edition (US) First PrintingCited by:   In this book, the distinguished linguist Stephen Anderson challenges Dolittle and Darwin’s belief in the continuity claim, arguing that our capacity for language generates a uniquely designed system of communication, unparalleled in the history of life on earth.

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Dr. Dolittle—and many students of animal communication—are wrong: animals cannot use language. This fascinating book explains why. Can animals be taught a human language and use it to communicate.

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Pay attention to names, capitalization, and dates. This engrossing book explores communication and cognition in animals and humans from a linguistic point of view and asserts that animals are not capable of acquiring or using human language.

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Doctor John Dolittle is the central character of a series of children's books by Hugh Lofting starting with the The Story of Doctor is a physician who shuns human patients in favour of animals, with whom he can speak in their own languages.

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Dolittle had it wrong, says the author of this fascinating book: animals cannot use language. About The Story of Doctor Dolittle.

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This book explores communication and cognition in animals and humans from a linguistic point of view and asserts that animals are not capable of acquiring or using human language. He argues that the complex system of animal communication is not language.

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Anderson. New Haven: Yale University Press, Pp. xii, Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. 1st Edition. A children's classic first edition. The ninth book Lofting wrote featuring the doctor.

Book shows wear from age. Inside first front end-paper has been torn out. Back is still intact and features a nice illustration. Book is fully illustrated throughout by the author. Doctor Dolittle's Circus, written by Hugh Lofting and published in by Frederick A. Stokes, is set in England sometime between the original story and the later voyages narrated by Stubbins.

It was one of the novels in the series which was adapted into the film Doctor Author: Hugh Lofting. What Dr Dolittle is not is speciesist, and that is a rare virtue today. Richard Dawkins's latest book is Unweaving the Rainbow (Allen Lane pounds 20) More about.

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the beginning is a dog biography of professor quetch, and then there's a large section where the doctor learns insect language and several types of insects tell stories. the last section, where the doctor is sent a messenger from the moon, leads directly into doctor dolittle in the moon and doctor dolittle's return, the last two books Cited by: 3.Dr.

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