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Aesop's anthropology : a multispecies approach

Author: John Hartigan, Jr.
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2014?]
Series: Forerunners (Minneapolis, Minn.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Aesop's Anthropology is a guide for thinking through the perplexing predicaments and encounters that arise as the line between human and nonhuman shifts in modern life. Recognizing that culture is not unique to humans, John Hartigan Jr. asks what we can learn about culture from other species. He pursues a variety of philosophical and scientific ideas about what it means to be social using cultural dynamics to  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Hartigan, Jr.
ISBN: 9780816696840 0816696845
OCLC Number: 892878716
Notes: "Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License"--Title page verso.
Description: 88 pages ; 18 cm.
Contents: Are natives plants or people? --
Nonhuman cultures --
The social (re)turn --
Diversity --
Horticultural hermeneutic --
Webs without meanings --
What is a garden? --
Homology --
Species thinking --
The fable as form --
Model organisms --
Species in the news --
Identifying species --
Domestication --
Have culture, will travel.
Series Title: Forerunners (Minneapolis, Minn.)
Responsibility: John Hartigan, Jr.

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