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Animals and Science A Guide to the Debates

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ISBN-10: 1576072460

ISBN-13: 9781576072462

Edition: 2002

Authors: Niall Shanks

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This volume examines questions arising as a result of sciences relations to and perceptions of animals in the light of the evolution of modern science, from the Renaissance to the beginning of the 21st century.
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Book details

List price: $94.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, LLC
Publication date: 6/21/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 380
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.046
Language: English

Introduction: Man and Beast in Nature
The Essence of the Problem: Medieval Legacies
Gut Feelings: Anatomy and Physiology in the Renaissance
Minds, Machines, and Bodies: Intelligent Design in Nature?
Of Mice and Monkeys: The Moral Relevance of Animal Pain
The Job of Physiology: Animals in Nineteenth-Century Medicine
By Accident or Design: Darwin's Theory of Evolution
Darwinism Developed: The Ontogeny of an Idea
The Mouse as Man Writ Small: Animals in Modern Medicine
Mice, Mazes, and Minds: Explaining Animal Behavior
The Evolution of Consciousness: A Question of Animal Pain
Animals through the Looking Glass: Language and Self-Consciousness
Conclusion: The Questions that Remain
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