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By Robert W. Mitchell, Nicholas S. Thompson

ISBN-10: 0887061079

ISBN-13: 9780887061073

ISBN-10: 0887061087

ISBN-13: 9780887061080

Mitchell and Thompson have compiled the 1st interdisciplinary examine of deception and its manifestations in numerous animal species. Deception is exclusive in that it offers unique explorations of the broadest array of misleading habit, starting from misleading signaling in fireflies and stomatopods, to false-alarm calling by means of birds and foxes, to playful manipulating among humans and canine, to deceiving inside of intimate human relationships. It bargains a ancient review of the matter of deception in comparable fields of animal habit, philosophical analyses of the which means and value of deception in evolutionary and mental theories, and various views on deception--philosophical, ecological, evolutionary, ethological, developmental, mental, anthropological, and old. The contributions amassed herein manage to pay for scientists the chance to find whatever concerning the formal houses of deception, permitting them to discover and evaluation the assumption that one set of descriptive and maybe explanatory constructions is appropriate for either organic and mental phenomena.

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Sexton 349 Part V. Epilogue Commentary 357 Index of Proper Names 363 Subject Index 371 Page xi FIGURES 3-1. Deception as the defeat of a design 57 3-2. The design arrays of a deceiver 58 3-3. The design arrays of a refrigerator 58 3-4. The design arrays of the fridge opener 59 3-5. The design arrays of a cleaner patron 60 3-6. The design arrays of blennies' feeding techniques 60 3-7. The design arrays of a solitary searching chimpanzee 61 3-8. The design arrays of a socially searching chimpanzee 62 3-9.

Terry Christenson and Mitzi Doane were very helpful in organizing this session. Susan Suarez of SUNY Press contacted us about publishing the paper session, and both she and Michele Martin offered spirited assistance as our liaisons with SUNY Press. Emil Menzel, Jr. extended his support for the book, and kindly accepted our invitation to write the preface. The Clark Psychology Department provided funds as well as a congenial intellectual ambiance. Jenny Flaherty assisted with editorial and conceptual questions.

San Francisco, California 94117 Frans de Waal Wisconsin Regional Primate Research Center University of Wisconsin 1223 Capitol Court Madison, Wisconsin 53715 Jenny Flaherty Department of Psychology Clark University Worcester, Massachusetts 01610 James E. Lloyd Department of Entomology and Nematology University of Florida Gainesville, Florida 32611 Page xxviii Ronald Mawby Department of Psychology Clark University Worcester, Massachusetts 01610 Emil W. Menzel, Jr. Departments of Psychology and Anthropology State University of New York at Stony Brook Stony Brook, New York 11790 H.

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