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More Than Animals?

  • James Paul GeeEmail author
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Abstract

Humans have long argued that they are higher, better, and more intelligent than other animals. This chapter argues that this is actually not true. There are unique aspects to all animals, but no clear hierarchy if we define things like intelligence in ways that do not just “rig the game” in the favor of humans. The chapter begins a discussion of the up and down sides of consciousness.

Keywords

Human Intelligence Consciousness Animal Emergence 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Arizona State UniversityTempeUSA

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