But what Goodall discovered made biologists, psychologists and philosophers look more closely at the great apes and their similarities to humans, provoking redefinitions of exactly what it meant to be human, and raising the question of just how far back in pre-history should paleo-anthropologists be looking for clues to the development of human behaviours.
Expressions of interest are invited for membership of the Premier’s Expert Advisory Council on Women. The Premier’s Expert Advisory Council provides specialist advice to the NSW Government about issues affecting the status of women in NSW. It is an expert… Read More ›
Tara Murtha at Philadelphia Weekly brings us Watch Your Language: Pedophilia, gang rape and erroneous Fox29 reporting, which has an opinion from a forensic semanticist about calling rape “having sex” or “a sexual relationship” in court: But after a recent… Read More ›
here, preserved in a screencap, is Australian uni student Nick Sowden calling Barack Obama a monkey during the much-publicised interview with Kerry O’Brien on the 7:30 report on Wednesday night: