Book ID: CBB000061562

Ape, man, apeman: Changing views since 1600: Evaluative proceedings of the symposium ... Leiden, the Netherlands, 28 June--1 July, 1993 (1995)


Department of Prehistory, Leiden Univ.

Publication Date: 1995
Edition Details: Edited by Corbey, Raymond and Bert Theunissen
Physical Details: 408 pp.; illus.; notes

Description Contents: Corbey, Raymond: Introduction: Missing links, or The ape's place in nature. Spencer, Frank: Pithekos to Pithecanthropus: An abbreviated review of changing scientific views on the relationship of the anthropoid apes to homo. Kruk, Remke: Traditional Islamic views of apes and monkeys. Thijssen, J.M.M.H.: Reforging the great chain of being: The medieval discussion of the human status of “Pygmies” and its influence on Edward Tyson. Nash, Richard: Tyson's Pygmie: The Orang-outang and Augustan “Satyr”. Dougherty, Frank: Missing link, chain of being, ape and man in the Enlightenment: The argument of the naturalists. Barnard, Alan: Monboddo's Orang Outang and the definition of man. Wokler, Robert: Enlightening apes: Eighteenth-century speculation and current experiments on linguistic competence. Barsanti, Giulio: Les singes de Lamarck. Blanckaert, Claude: La question du singe et l'ordre des primates à la Société d'Anthropologie de Paris (1865-1870). Stoczkowski, Wiktor: Portrait de l'ancêtre en singe: L'hominisation sans évolutionnisme dans la pensée naturaliste du XVIIIe siècle. Laurent, Goulven: Idées sur l'origine animale de l'homme en France au XIXe siècle. Roebroeks, Wil: “Policing the boundary”? Continuity of discussions in 19th and 20th century palaeoanthropology. Verweij, Gerlof: The quest for natural man: Reflections on atavism, degeneration, and fin de siècle. Bowler, Peter J.: The geography of extinction: Biogeography and the expulsion of “ape men” from human ancestry in the early 20th century. Rooy, Piet de: In search of perfection: The creation of a missing link. Bouquet, Mary: Exhibiting homo erectus in 1993. Delisle, Richard G.: Human palaeontology and the evolutionary synthesis during the decade 1950-1960. Chazan, Michael: The meaning of homo sapiens. Ingold, Tim: “People like us”: The concept of the anatomically modern human. Richards, Paul: Local understandings of primates & evolution: Some Mende beliefs concerning chimpanzees. Joulian, Frédéric: Représentations traditionnelles du chimpanzé en Côte d'Ivoire: Étude préliminaire de quelques critères d'humanité. Rijksen, Herman D.: Forest men and man: The evolution of civilised assertiveness. Ohnuki-Tierney, Emiko: Representations of the monkey (saru) in Japanese culture. Asquith, Pamela J.: Of monkeys and men: Cultural views in Japan and the west. Rooijakkers, Gerard: European apelore in popular prints, 17th-19th centuries. Ducros, Albert, Ducros, Jacqueline: From satyr to ape: A scandalous sculpture in Paris. Nederveen Pieterse, Jan: Apes imagined: The political ecology of animal symbolism. Warner, Marina: Cannibals and kings. Cavalieri, Paola, Singer, Peter: The great ape project. Spruit, Ignaas: On declaring non-human primate rights: An approach to primate protection. Cock Buning, Tjard de: What apes teach us about ethics. Reynolds, Vernon, Reynolds, Janie: Riding on the backs of apes.

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Review McKenzie, M. (1996) Review of "Ape, man, apeman: Changing views since 1600: Evaluative proceedings of the symposium ... Leiden, the Netherlands, 28 June--1 July, 1993". British Journal for the History of Science (pp. 119-20). unapi

Review Rupke, N.A. (1997) Review of "Ape, man, apeman: Changing views since 1600: Evaluative proceedings of the symposium ... Leiden, the Netherlands, 28 June--1 July, 1993". NTM: Zeitschrift für Geschichte der Naturwissenschaften, Technik und Medizin (pp. 202-3). unapi

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