Thinking with animals
Opis: "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, philosophical speculations, and scientific treatises. In their performance on many stages and in different ways, animals move us to think." "Essays in the book investigate the changing patterns of anthropomorphism across different time periods and settings, as well as their transformative effects, both figuratively and literally, upon animals, humans, and their interactions. Examining how anthropomorphic thinking "works" in a range of different contexts, contributors reveal the ways in which anthropomorphism turns out to be remarkably useful: it can promote good health and spirits, enlist support in political causes, sell products across boundaries of culture and nationality, crystallize and strengthen social values, and hold up a philosophical mirror to the human predicament."--BOOK JACKET.
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Povzetek najdenega: ...ljudje, živali, odnos do živali, antropomorfizem, ...
Ključne besede: ljudje, živali, odnos do živali, antropomorfizem
Objavljeno: 10.07.2015; Ogledov: 1664; Prenosov: 26
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