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Anecdotes of the Cynics

by Penguin Books Ltd

<p><em>'It's you who are the dogs...'</em></p> <p>What makes us happy? For over 800 years the Cynic philosophers of ancient Greece and Rome argued that the answer lay in a simple, self-sufficient life.</p> <p>One of 46 new books in the ...

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Angela Carter and Western Philosophy

by Heidi Yeandle

<p>This book unearths Carter’s deconstruction of the male-dominated discipline of Western thought. Revealing the extensive philosophical research that underpins Carter’s intertextual work, this book offers new readings of her fiction in relation

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Anger and Forgiveness

Resentment, Generosity, Justice

by Martha C. Nussbaum

<p>Anger is not just ubiquitous, it is also popular. Many people think it is impossible to care sufficiently for justice without anger at injustice. Many believe that it is impossible for individuals to vindicate their own self-respect or to ...

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Anglo-american Postmodernity

Philosophical Perspectives On Science, Religion, And Ethics

by Nancey Murphy

<p>The term postmodern is generally used to refer to current work in philosophy, literary criticism, and feminist thought inspired by Continental thinkers such as Friedrich Nietzsche and Jacques Derrida. In this book, Nancey Murphy appropriates ...

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Anima Mundi: The Rise of the World Soul Theory in Modern German Philosophy

by Miklós Vassányi

<p>This work presents and philosophically analyzes the early modern and modern history of the theory concerning the soul of the world, <em>anima mundi</em>. The initial question of the investigation is why there was a revival of this theory in ...

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Animal Ethics and the Autonomous Animal Self

by Natalie Thomas

<p>This book presents a radical and intuitive argument against the notion that intentional action, agency and autonomy are features belonging only to humans. Using evidence from research into the minds of non-human animals, it explores the ways ...

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Animal Ethics and the Nonconformist Conscience

by Philip J. Sampson

<p>This book explores the religious language of Nonconformity used in ethical debates about animals. It uncovers a rich stream of innovative discourse from the Puritans of the seventeenth century, through the Clapham Sect and Evangelical ...

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Animal Experimentation

A Guide to the Issues

by Vaughan Monamy

<p>An essential book for all those who conduct animal-based research or are involved in education and training, as well as regulators, supporters, and opponents alike. This fully updated third edition includes discussion of genetically altered ...

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Animal Liberation

by Peter Singer

<p><strong>How should we treat non-human animals?</strong> In this immensely powerful and influential book (now with a new introduction by <em>Sapiens</em> author Yuval Noah Harari), the renowned moral philosopher Peter Singer addresses this ...

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Animal Perception and Literary Language

by Donald Wesling

<p><em>Animal Perception and Literary Language</em> shows that the perceptual content of reading and writing derives from our embodied minds. Donald Wesling considers how humans, evolved from animals, have learned to code perception of movement ...

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Animal Rights

Current Debates and New Directions

by Cass R. Sunstein & Martha C. Nussbaum

<p>Cass Sunstein and Martha Nussbaum bring together an all-star cast of contributors to explore the legal and political issues that underlie the campaign for animal rights and the opposition to it. Addressing ethical questions about ownership, ...

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Animal Rights

by Clare Palmer

<p>Do animals have moral rights? If so, which ones? How does this affect our thinking about agriculture and experimentation? If animals have moral rights, should they be protected by law? These are some of the questions addressed in this ...

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Animal Rights Education

by Kai Horsthemke

<p>This book explores how the ethical treatment and status of other-than-human animals influence pedagogy, teaching, and learning in general, aiming to fill what has been a gap in the philosophy of education. It examines key trends in this ...

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Animal Rights: A Very Short Introduction

by David DeGrazia

<p>Do animals have moral rights? If so, what does this mean? What sorts of mental lives do animals have, and how should we understand welfare? By presenting models for understanding animals' moral status and rights, and examining their mental ...

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Animal Subjects 2.0

by Jodey Castricano & Lauren Corman

<p><em>Animal Subjects: An Ethical Reader in a Posthuman World</em> (WLU Press, 2008) challenged cultural studies to include nonhuman animals within its purview. While the “question of the animal” ricochets across the academy and reverberates ...

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Animals

A History

by Peter Adamson & G. Fay Edwards

<p>Philosophical controversy over non-human animals extends further back than many realize -- before Utilitarianism and Darwinism to the very genesis of philosophy. This volume examines the richness and complexity of that long history. Twelve ...

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Animals and Misanthropy

by David E. Cooper

<p>This engaging volume explores and defends the claim that misanthropy is a justified attitude towards humankind in the light of how human beings both compare with and treat animals. Reflection on differences between humans and animals helps to

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Animals and the Economy

by Steven McMullen

<p>This book explores the economic institutions that determine the nature of animal lives as systematically exploited objects traded in a market economy. It examines human roles and choice in the system, including the economic logic of ...

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Animals In Brazil

Economic, Legal and Ethical Perspectives

by Carlos Naconecy

<p>This book presents a collection of essays exploring the legal, economic, socio-environmental, and ethical dimensions of human-animal interaction in Brazil. As one of the primary global producers and exporters of beef, with a level of ...

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Animals in China

Law and Society

by Deborah Cao

<p>Just as China is called the world factory for manufactured goods, it is also a world factory for manufactured animal cruelty in a new phenomenon of globalized animal cruelty. Animals in China examines animal protection in China in its legal, ...

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