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BRUTAL REASONING : animals, rationality, and humanity in early modern england.

Author: ERICA FUDGE
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : CORNELL University Press, 2019.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Brutal Reasoning looks at the ways in which humans were conceptualized, at what being ""human"" meant, and at how humans could lose their humanity.
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(OCoLC)1029444132
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Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: ERICA FUDGE
ISBN: 9781501727191 1501727192
OCLC Number: 1032018843
Awards: Winner of A 2007 Choice Magazine "Outstanding Academic Title.
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Contents: Brutal Reasoning; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Being Human; 2. Becoming Human; 3. Becoming Animal; 4. Being Animal; 5. A Reasonable Animal?; 6. A Reasonable Human?; Conclusion: Brutal Reasoning; Primary Materials; Note on Secondary Sources; Index

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