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Beautiful Minds

The Parallel Lives of Great Apes and Dolphins

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$20.50 • £16.95 • €18.50

ISBN 9780674046276

Publication Date: 05/01/2010


368 pages


  • Introduction: Beautiful Minds
  • 1. An Eternal Fascination
  • 2. Two Histories Afield
  • 3. Swimming with Dolphins, Swinging with Apes
  • 4. Dolphin and Ape Societies—Whys and Wherefores
  • 5. Cognition: Minds in the Sea and Forest
  • 6. Master Politicians
  • 7. Culture Vultures
  • 8. Toward the Roots of Human Intelligence
  • Conclusion: Beautiful Minds Are a Terrible Thing to Waste
  • Further Reading
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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