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Anthropocentrism and its discontents : the moral status animals in the history of Western philosophy

Author: Gary Steiner
Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, 2010, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. ed
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Anthropocentrism and Its Discontents is the first-ever comprehensive examination of views of animals in the history of Western philosophy, from Homeric Greece to the twentieth century.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Steiner
ISBN: 9780822961192 0822961199 0822942690 9780822942696
OCLC Number: 1101814832
Description: ix, 332 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Contemporary debates on the status of animals --
Epic and pre-Socratic thought --
Aristotle and the Stoics : the evolution of a cosmic principle --
Classical defenses of animals : Plutarch and Porphyry --
The status of animals in medieval Christianity --
Descartes on the moral status of animals --
The empiricists, the utilitarians, and Kant --
Conceptions of continuity in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries : Schopenhauer, Darwin, and Schweitzer --
Postmodern conceptions of the human-animal boundary --
Rethinking the moral status of animals.
Responsibility: Gary Steiner.

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