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Comment on Roger Thomas' "Lloyd Morgan's Canon: A History of Misrepresentation"

Wozniak, Robert H. (2002) Comment on Roger Thomas' "Lloyd Morgan's Canon: A History of Misrepresentation".

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I too applaud Roger's analysis. Morgan's Canon is not a principle of parsimony, it was not formulated as a guide to the description of behavior, it does not dispense with mental faculties, it is not an appeal to the observable, and it is not meant to be specific to animal psychology.

Commentary on:Thomas, Roger K. (2001) Lloyd Morgan's Canon: A History of Misrepresentation.
EPrint Type:Other
Keywords:animal behavior, anthropomorphism, comparative psychology, Lloyd Morgan, simplicity
Subjects:Chronology > 20th Century
Geography > Europe
History > Intellectual
Psychology > Animal/Comparative/Ethology
Psychology > Cognition
Psychology > Eugenics
Psychology > Methodology
Theory > Epistemology
Theory > Philosophy of Science
ID Code:38
Deposited By:Green, Christopher D.
Deposited On:21 January 2002

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