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Daniel Dennett on Animal Language - Dictionary of Arguments

I 516
Animal/Language/Animal Language/Dennett: Is it true that dolphins and chimpanzees have some kind of language? So you can also call music and politics a kind of language.
I 517
Language/Intelligence/Dennett: To what extent does language contribute to intelligence? Which forms of thinking require language?
Animal/Human/Dennett: Example: We can imagine a man climbing up a rope with a bucket on his head. Could a chimpanzee do the same? He knows the individual elements, but cannot put them together so freely.
I 519
Example: There are two ways to build a dam: the type of beaver and ours.
"Principle of Independent Command"/Dennett: Example In the military, there are two different commands, those that cannot be modified, and those that can be modified to achieve a corresponding success. ((s) Connection: Animal behavior is more rigid.) >Language/Dennett, >Terminology/Dennett.

Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments
The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.

Dennett I
D. Dennett
Darwin’s Dangerous Idea, New York 1995
German Edition:
Darwins gefährliches Erbe Hamburg 1997

Dennett II
D. Dennett
Kinds of Minds, New York 1996
German Edition:
Spielarten des Geistes Gütersloh 1999

Dennett III
Daniel Dennett
"COG: Steps towards consciousness in robots"
Bewusstein, Thomas Metzinger, Paderborn/München/Wien/Zürich 1996

Dennett IV
Daniel Dennett
"Animal Consciousness. What Matters and Why?", in: D. C. Dennett, Brainchildren. Essays on Designing Minds, Cambridge/MA 1998, pp. 337-350
Der Geist der Tiere, D Perler/M. Wild, Frankfurt/M. 2005

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