Monthly Archives: July 2011

The ancient intelligence of dinosaur-birds

In the last couple of decades increasing numbers of articles have made it to the popular press about the intelligence of birds, be it tool-making in Caledonian crows or the obituary for the talking, counting, African Grey Parrot, Alex, in … Continue reading

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Mammals are excellent initial candidates for us to start looking for moral neighbours, as human moral capacities are built on mammalian physiological foundations, especially the close, oxytocin-fuelled, emotional and empathic ties between mammalian mothers and their breast-fed offspring. Mammalomorphism vs … Continue reading

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