Comment on Roger Thomas' "Lloyd Morgan's Canon: A History of Misrepresentation"
2002) Comment on Roger Thomas' "Lloyd Morgan's Canon: A History of Misrepresentation". (
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Examining the canon itself without reference to ancillary material suggests that we should interpret animal behavior using Ockham's razor and rejecting anthropomorphism. This may well be the reason it has been so widely misrepresented by others.
|Keywords:||animal behavior, anthropomorphism, comparative psychology, Lloyd Morgan, Occam's razor, simplicity|
|Subjects:||Chronology > 20th Century|
Geography > Europe
History > Intellectual
Psychology > Animal/Comparative/Ethology
Psychology > Cognition
Psychology > Evolution
Psychology > Methodology
Theory > Epistemology
Theory > Philosophy of Science
|Deposited By:||Green, Christopher D.|
|Deposited On:||21 January 2002|