Miten tutkija vieraslajisia eläimiä merleau-pontylaisittain: peilikokeet ja eläinten tietoisuuden tutkimus

How to Study Non-Human Animals from a Merleau-Pontian Perspective? Mirror Tests and the Study of Animal Consciousness

Drawing from Merleau-Ponty's philosophy, the article investigates the ambiguous character of what is seen in the mirror and uses this description to elucidate the confused behavior of capuchin monkeys when exposed to a mirror. In addition, the possibilities of mirror tests (mirror self-recognition tests as well as others) in the investigation of animal awareness are explored.

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