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If you tame me : understanding our connection with animals

Author: Leslie Irvine
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2004
Series: Animals, culture, and society
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Everyone who cares about them believes that dogs and cats have a sense of self that renders them unique. Traditional science and philosophy declare such notions about our pets to be irrational and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leslie Irvine
ISBN: 1592132405 9781592132409 1592132413 9781592132416
OCLC Number: 475117003
Description: xii, 223 sider
Contents: Foreword: To Know Them Is to Be Them --Marc Bekoff Acknowledgments Introduction: The Fox's Wisdom 1 How and Why 2 Them and Us 3 From Pets to Companion Animals 4 Looking at Animals/Glimpses of Selves 5 The Adopters: Making a Match 6 Rethinking the Self: Mead's Myopia 7 Self versus Other: The Core Self 8 Self with Other: Intersubjectivity Conclusion: Putting Theory into Practice Appendix: Methods Notes References Index
Series Title: Animals, culture, and society
Responsibility: Leslie Irvine ; foreword by Marc Bekoff

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"With much pleasure and interest I read Irvine's book about dogs, cats, and their 'guardians' (the word Irvine uses for people owning companion animals). Bekoff's foreword is very friendly and a good Read more...

 
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