Nature is not natural and can never be naturalized — Graham Harman

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Wrong, New Scientist

Animals don't have a self-conceptmy foot.

You should now change your name to New Scientism.


dnnsmccrmck said...

But... it says right there: "There is some evidence in a few animals for [a well-developed sense of self], notably great apes, dolphins and elephants."

cgerrish said...

My foot, my tutor.

and of course, The Tempest.

cmkeys said...

Body schema and peripersonal space are present in so many animals. If an animal doesn't modify its body schema / peripersonal space dynamics in response to a mirror, that is not an indication that it lacks a sense of self.