Mindreading Animals: The Debate over What Animals Know about Other Minds. MIT Press, 2011.

The Philosophy of Animal Minds. Cambridge University Press, 2009.

Selected Articles:

Robert Lurz & Carla Krachun (2011). How could we know whether nonhuman primates understand others’ internal goals and intentions? Solving Povinelli’s problem. Review of Philosophy and Psychology.

Robert Lurz (2011). Belief attribution in animals: On how to move forward conceptually and empirically. Review of Philosophy and Psychology 2:19-59.

Robert Lurz (2009). If chimpanzees are mindreaders, could behavioral science tell? Toward a solution to the logical problem. Philosophical Psychology 22: 305-328.

Robert Lurz (2007). In defense of wordless thoughts about thoughts. Mind & Language  22: 270-296.

Robert Lurz (2002). Neither HOT nor COLD: An alternative account of consciousness. Psyche 9.

Robert Lurz (2001). Begging the question: A reply to Lycan. Analysis 61: 313-18.

Encyclopedia Entry:

Animal Minds, Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

Professor of Philosophy

Department of Philosophy

Brooklyn College, CUNY

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