The Resource Animals : a history, edited by Peter Adamson and G. Fay Edwards

Animals : a history, edited by Peter Adamson and G. Fay Edwards

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Animals : a history
Title
Animals
Title remainder
a history
Statement of responsibility
edited by Peter Adamson and G. Fay Edwards
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This volume traces the history of animals in philosophy, from antiquity down to contemporary times. Negative attitudes towards animals, as found in Aristotle and Descartes, turn out to be more nuanced than usually supposed, while remarkable discussions of animal welfare appear in late antiquity, India, the Islamic world, and Kant
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NhCcYBP
Dewey number
113/.8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
B105.A55
LC item number
A55 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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1972-
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  • Adamson, Peter
  • Edwards, G. Fay
  • EBSCOhost
Series statement
Oxford philosophical concepts
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Animals (Philosophy)
Label
Animals : a history, edited by Peter Adamson and G. Fay Edwards
Link
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=1800483
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Animals: A History; Copyright; Contents; Series Foreword; List of Contributors; Animals; Epigraph; Introduction; Plates; Chapter One. Aristotle on Animals; Animal Psychology; Aristotle's Ethology; Animal Locomotion and Voluntary Action; Theophrastus on the Ethical Treatment of Animals; Chapter Two. Reincarnation, Rationality, and Temperance: Platonists on Not Eating Animals; Reincarnation: Vegetarianism for the Sake of Other Humans; Animal Rationality: Vegetarianism for the Sake of Nonhuman Animals; Syllogisms; Sense-Perception and Emotion
  • What Does This Tell Us about Platonists' Views on Animal Rationality?Temperance: Vegetarianism for the Sake of Ourselves; Conclusion; Reflection: Listening to Aesop's Animals; Chapter Three. Illuminating Community: Animals in Classical Indian Thought; Rebirth as Grounds for Conceptions of Nonhuman Animals; Rebirth Articulating the Human by Comparison, Not Contrast; . . . But Can We Eat Them?; Fables; Conclusion; Reflection: The Joy of Fish and Chinese Animal Painting; Chapter Four. Human and Animal Nature in the Philosophy of the Islamic World; The God's-Eye View; Two Three-Part Souls
  • Living as a HumanReflection: Of Rainbow Snakes and Baffling Buffalo: On a Central African Mask; Chapter Five. Marking the Boundaries: Animals in Medieval Latin Philosophy; Metaphysics; Psychology; Morality; Conclusion; Reflection Animal Intelligence: Examples of the Human-Animal Border in Medieval Literature; The Intelligent Animal; The Moral Animal; The Pious Animal; Reflection: Subversive Laughter in Reynard the Fox; Chapter Six. Animals in the Renaissance: You Eat What You Are; Eating Human Animals, or: Bodies against Souls; Eating Brute Animals, or: Becoming What You Eat
  • Conclusion: Defining Humanity through FoodChapter Seven. Animal Souls and Beast Machines: Descartes's Mechanical Biology; "Wisdom Gone Astray": The Historical Backdrop; The "Universal Instrument"; The Status of Animals; Conclusion; Chapter Eight. Kant on Animals; The Nature of Animals; Moral Obligation; Moral Obligation and the Dignity of Rational Beings; Kant's Rejection of Duties "to" Animals; Kant's Account of Duties "regarding" Animals; An Eighteenth-Century Alternative; Reflection The Gaze of the Ape: Gabriel von Max's Affenmalerei and the "Question of All Questions"
  • Chapter Nine. The Emergence of the Drive Concept and the Collapse of the Animal/ Human DivideEmbryology and the Bildungstrieb; Accounts of Animal and Human Behavior; The Traditional View; Introduction of a Third Category of Behavior; Degrees of Sensation and Thought; Drives and the Obscurity of Human Action; Metaphysical Claims about Human and Animal Essence; Traditional Views of the Human Essence; Drive as Our Essence; Drives and Ethics; Conclusion; Chapter Ten. Governing Darwin's World; The Continuity Argument; Natural History and Morality; Darwin and Peaceable Kingdom Thinking
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1 online resource.
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Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199375981
Lccn
2018004743
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unknown
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(NhCcYBP)40028201707
Label
Animals : a history, edited by Peter Adamson and G. Fay Edwards
Link
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=1800483
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Animals: A History; Copyright; Contents; Series Foreword; List of Contributors; Animals; Epigraph; Introduction; Plates; Chapter One. Aristotle on Animals; Animal Psychology; Aristotle's Ethology; Animal Locomotion and Voluntary Action; Theophrastus on the Ethical Treatment of Animals; Chapter Two. Reincarnation, Rationality, and Temperance: Platonists on Not Eating Animals; Reincarnation: Vegetarianism for the Sake of Other Humans; Animal Rationality: Vegetarianism for the Sake of Nonhuman Animals; Syllogisms; Sense-Perception and Emotion
  • What Does This Tell Us about Platonists' Views on Animal Rationality?Temperance: Vegetarianism for the Sake of Ourselves; Conclusion; Reflection: Listening to Aesop's Animals; Chapter Three. Illuminating Community: Animals in Classical Indian Thought; Rebirth as Grounds for Conceptions of Nonhuman Animals; Rebirth Articulating the Human by Comparison, Not Contrast; . . . But Can We Eat Them?; Fables; Conclusion; Reflection: The Joy of Fish and Chinese Animal Painting; Chapter Four. Human and Animal Nature in the Philosophy of the Islamic World; The God's-Eye View; Two Three-Part Souls
  • Living as a HumanReflection: Of Rainbow Snakes and Baffling Buffalo: On a Central African Mask; Chapter Five. Marking the Boundaries: Animals in Medieval Latin Philosophy; Metaphysics; Psychology; Morality; Conclusion; Reflection Animal Intelligence: Examples of the Human-Animal Border in Medieval Literature; The Intelligent Animal; The Moral Animal; The Pious Animal; Reflection: Subversive Laughter in Reynard the Fox; Chapter Six. Animals in the Renaissance: You Eat What You Are; Eating Human Animals, or: Bodies against Souls; Eating Brute Animals, or: Becoming What You Eat
  • Conclusion: Defining Humanity through FoodChapter Seven. Animal Souls and Beast Machines: Descartes's Mechanical Biology; "Wisdom Gone Astray": The Historical Backdrop; The "Universal Instrument"; The Status of Animals; Conclusion; Chapter Eight. Kant on Animals; The Nature of Animals; Moral Obligation; Moral Obligation and the Dignity of Rational Beings; Kant's Rejection of Duties "to" Animals; Kant's Account of Duties "regarding" Animals; An Eighteenth-Century Alternative; Reflection The Gaze of the Ape: Gabriel von Max's Affenmalerei and the "Question of All Questions"
  • Chapter Nine. The Emergence of the Drive Concept and the Collapse of the Animal/ Human DivideEmbryology and the Bildungstrieb; Accounts of Animal and Human Behavior; The Traditional View; Introduction of a Third Category of Behavior; Degrees of Sensation and Thought; Drives and the Obscurity of Human Action; Metaphysical Claims about Human and Animal Essence; Traditional Views of the Human Essence; Drive as Our Essence; Drives and Ethics; Conclusion; Chapter Ten. Governing Darwin's World; The Continuity Argument; Natural History and Morality; Darwin and Peaceable Kingdom Thinking
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199375981
Lccn
2018004743
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(NhCcYBP)40028201707

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