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The Resource What it means to be human : reflections from 1791 to the present, Joanna Bourke

What it means to be human : reflections from 1791 to the present, Joanna Bourke

Label
What it means to be human : reflections from 1791 to the present
Title
What it means to be human
Title remainder
reflections from 1791 to the present
Statement of responsibility
Joanna Bourke
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bourke, Joanna
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human beings
  • Humanism
  • Human evolution
  • Psychology, Comparative
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Equality
Label
What it means to be human : reflections from 1791 to the present, Joanna Bourke
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Speaking : primates and language. Red Peter ; Talking animals ; Can an ape say 'hallo'? -- Feeling : the politics of pain. An earnest Englishwoman ; Sentience and welfare ; Humanitarianism and the limits of sympathy ; Should we "become-animal"? -- Recognizing : the legal construction of humanity. Mr. Heathcliff ; Human rights ; Animal rights and 'speciesism' ; Being human, becoming animal -- Seeing : ethics and the face. Bobby the dog ; Physiognomic arts ; Darwinian revolutions ; Surgical sciences ; Does a dog have a face? Does a human? -- Eating : carnivorous consumption. The black demons of Hayti ; Eating animals ; Eating people ; What does it mean to eat flesh? -- Creating : xenografts and metamorphosis. Stephanie and goobers ; Rejuvenation ; Transplantation and species boundaries ; Have we created a Chimera?
Control code
ocn709890513
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 469 p.
Isbn
9781582436081
Lccn
2011012710
Other physical details
ill.
Label
What it means to be human : reflections from 1791 to the present, Joanna Bourke
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Speaking : primates and language. Red Peter ; Talking animals ; Can an ape say 'hallo'? -- Feeling : the politics of pain. An earnest Englishwoman ; Sentience and welfare ; Humanitarianism and the limits of sympathy ; Should we "become-animal"? -- Recognizing : the legal construction of humanity. Mr. Heathcliff ; Human rights ; Animal rights and 'speciesism' ; Being human, becoming animal -- Seeing : ethics and the face. Bobby the dog ; Physiognomic arts ; Darwinian revolutions ; Surgical sciences ; Does a dog have a face? Does a human? -- Eating : carnivorous consumption. The black demons of Hayti ; Eating animals ; Eating people ; What does it mean to eat flesh? -- Creating : xenografts and metamorphosis. Stephanie and goobers ; Rejuvenation ; Transplantation and species boundaries ; Have we created a Chimera?
Control code
ocn709890513
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 469 p.
Isbn
9781582436081
Lccn
2011012710
Other physical details
ill.

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