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In defense of dolphins : the new moral frontier

Author: Thomas I White
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publView all editions and formats
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Have humans been sharing the planet with other intelligent life for millions of years without realizing it? In Defense of Dolphins combines accessible science and philosophy, surveying the latest  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas I White
ISBN: 9781405157780 140515778X 9781405157797 1405157798
OCLC Number: 237144513
Description: XI, 229 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme.
Contents: Prologue: Why does a philosopher study dolphins?. 1. Dolphins: The Philosophical Questions. 2. The Anatomy and Physiology of Living in the Water. 3. Do Dolphins Think and Feel?. 4. Can Dolphins Solve Problems and Understand Language?. 5. Dolphin Social Intelligence. 6. What Kind of Beings are Dolphins?. 7. Ethics and Human/Dolphin Contact. Epilogue.
Responsibility: Thomas I. White.

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