What is intelligence?


Edited by Jean Khalfa

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994, pp. v+207.
ISBN: 0521-43307-X hardback; 0521-56685-1 paperback

Available from CUP online. Discounted copies, available to Darwin College members only, may be ordered from the Master's Secretary.

This volume contains revised versions of the lectures given in 1992 in the seventh annual series of Darwin College Lectures.

It has been translated into Italian as Cos'è L'intelligenza, published by Edizione Dedalo, Bari.

Introduction: What is intelligence?
Jean Khalfa
Fellow and Lecturer in French, Trinity College Cambridge
1 Seeing intelligence
Richard Gregory
Emeritus Professor of Neuropsychology, University of Bristol
2 Intelligence in evolution
Nicholas Mackintosh
Professor of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge
3 Infant intelligence
George Butterworth
Professor of Psychology, University of Sussex
4 Enhancing intelligence
Roger Schank and Lawrence Birnbaum
Roger Schank is John Evans Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Professor of Psychology and of English, Northwestern University
5 Mathematical intelligence
Roger Penrose
Rouse Ball Professor of Mathematics, University of Oxford
6 Intelligence in traditional music
Simha Arom
Head of Research in Ethnomusicology at the Oral Tradition: Languages and Civilisations Research Institute, CNRS, Paris
7 Language and intelligence
Daniel Dennett
Distinguished Arts and Sciences Professor and Director, Center for Cognitive Studies, Tufts University
8 Understanding verbal understanding
Dan Sperber
Centre de Recherche en Épistémologie Appliquée, École Polytechnique, Paris
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