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Thinking With Animals New Perspectives on Anthropomorphism

Edited By: Lorraine Daston and Gregg Mitman
230 pages, b/w illus
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About this book

Provides a multidisciplinary and cross cultural discussion about how we describe, explain and come to a better understanding of the behaviour, minds and emotional lives of other animals.

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PrefaceIntroduction. The How and Why of Thinking with Animals, by Lorraine Daston and Gregg Mitman1. Zoomorphism in Ancient India: Humans More Bestial Than the Beasts, by Wendy Doniger2. Intelligences: Angelic, Animal, Human, by Lorraine Daston3. The Experimental Animal in Victorian Britain, by Paul S. White4. Comparative Psychology Meets Evolutionary Biology: Morgan's Canon and Cladistic Parsimony, by Elliott Sober5. Anthropomorphism and Cross-Species Modeling, by Sandra D. Mitchell6. People in Disguise: Anthropomorphism and the Human-Pet Relationship, by James A. Serpell7. Digital Beasts as Visual Esperanto: Getty Images and the Colonization of Sight, by Cheryce Kramer8. Pachyderm Personalities: The Media of Science, Politics, and Conservation, by Gregg Mitman9. Reflections on Anthropomorphism in The Disenchanted Forest, by Sarita Siegel

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Biography

LORRAINE DASTON is director at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science and honorary professor at the Humboldt-Universitat, Berlin. GREGG MITMAN is professor of history of science, medical history and science and technology at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Edited By: Lorraine Daston and Gregg Mitman
230 pages, b/w illus
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Thinking with Animals...will surely join the growing literature on consciousness, animal cognition, and the continuity between human and animal minds." -- Juliet Clutton-Brock, Nature "Thoughtful and well researched... The interdisciplinary nature of this collection makes it a valuable addition." -- Robert B. Ridinger, E-Streams
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