William C. McGrew
List of John Benjamins publications for which William C. McGrew plays a role.
Chapter 1. Pan symbolicus: A cultural primatologist’s viewpoint. Homo Symbolicus: The dawn of language, imagination and spirituality, Henshilwood, Christopher S. and Francesco d'Errico (eds.), pp. 1–122011.
Traditional views of non-human primate communication held that it was hard-wired, involuntary, and emotionally expressive only. All of these conclusions have been proven wrong: chimpanzees use natural vocalisations to signal the nature and location of foodstuffs, that is, spontaneous referentiality. read more | Article