Thinking With Animals

Thinking With Animals

New Perspectives on Anthropomorphism

eBook - 2005
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Is anthropomorphism a scientific sin? Scientists and animal researchers routinely warn against ""animal stories, "" and contrast rigorous explanations and observation to facile and even fanciful projections about animals. Yet many of us, scientists and researchers included, continue to see animals as humans and humans as animals. As this innovative new collection demonstrates, humans use animals to transcend the confines of self and species; they also enlist them to symbolize, dramatize, and illuminate aspects of humans' experience and fantasy. Humans merge with animals in stories, films,
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 2005
ISBN: 9780231503778
Characteristics: 1 online resource (230 pages) : illustrations
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Additional Contributors: Daston, Lorraine 1951-
Mitman, Gregg


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