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Dumb beasts and dead philosophers : humanity and the humane in ancient philosophy and literature

Author: Catherine Osborne
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This unusual philosophy book asks the reader to reconsider the received view that animal rights have no place in ancient thought. Catherine Osborne argues that by reflecting on the work of the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Osborne
ISBN: 9780199568277 0199568278 9780199282067 0199282064
OCLC Number: 730860810
Description: 262 Seiten ; 24 cm
Contents: PART ONE: CONSTRUCTING DIVISIONS ; PART TWO: PERCEIVING CONTINUITIES ; PART THREE: BEING REALISTIC
Responsibility: Catherine Osborne.

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