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The Enlightenment's animals : changing conceptions of animals in the long eighteenth century

Author: Nathaniel Wolloch
Publisher: Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, [2019] ©2019
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In 'The Enlightenment's Animals' Nathaniel Wolloch takes a broad interdisciplinary view of changing conceptions of animals in European culture during the long eighteenth century. Combining discussions of intellectual history, the history of science, the history of historiography, the history of economic thought, and, not least, art history, this book describes how the way animals were discussed and conceived in  Read more...
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Wolloch, Nathaniel.
Enlightenment's animals.
Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, [2019]
(OCoLC)1049810935
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nathaniel Wolloch
ISBN: 9789048539321 9048539323
OCLC Number: 1086610511
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction --
Part I. Animal Experimentation. Animal Experimentation and Ethics in the Early Modern Era --
Christiaan Huygens and Animal Experimentation --
Part II. From Philosophy to Historiography in the Enlightenment. The Turkish Spy and Eighteenth-Century British Theriophily --
Rousseau and Animals --
William Smellie and the Enlightenment Critique of Anthropocentrism --
John Gregory and Scottish Enlightenment Views of Animals --
Buffon, Crevecoeur, and the Limits of Enlightenment Sensitivity to Animal Suffering --
Animals in Enlightenment Historical Literature --
Part III. Art and Economics. Seventeenth-Century Netherlandish Paintings of Dead Animals and Changing Perceptions of Animals --
Adam Smith and the Economic Consideration of Animals --
From Symbols to Commodities : The Economization of Animals in the Transition to Modernity.
Responsibility: Nathaniel Wolloch.

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This book gives an overview of attitudes toward animals in the long eighteenth century from an interdisciplinary perspective combining intellectual history and art history, and presents a new  Read more...

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