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  • Anthropocentrismby Rob Boddice

    BRILL 2011; US$ 129.00

    This collection explores assumptions behind the label ?anthropocentrism?, critically enquiring into the meaning of ?human?. It addresses epistemological and ontological problems in charges of anthropocentrism, questioning the inherent anthropocentrism of all human perspectives, while seeking ?other? views that trump anthropocentrism. more...

  • The Animal Liberation Frontby Steven Best; Anthony J. Nocella

    Lantern Books 2011; US$ 3.99

    The actions of the Animal Liberation Front (ALF) constitute one of the most misunderstood components of the animal advocacy movement in the U.K. and U.S. Not so much an organization as an ever-changing cluster of individuals who free animals from laboratories, farms, and other animal-confinement facilities, the ALF has been by turns romanticized and... more...

  • Dog Yearsby Mark Doty

    Random House 2011; US$ 18.91

    Why do dogs speak so profoundly to our inner lives? When Mark Doty decides to adopt a dog as a companion for his dying partner, he finds himself bringing home Beau, a large golden retriever, malnourished and in need of loving care, to join Arden, the black retriever. As Beau bounds back to life, the two dogs become Mark Doty's companions, his solace,... more...

  • Animals and the Human Imaginationby Aaron S. Gross; Anne Vallely

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 29.99

    Human beings have long imagined their subjectivity, ethics, and ancestry with and through animals, yet not until the mid-twentieth century did contemporary thought reflect critically on animals? significance in human self-conception. Thinkers such as French philosopher Jacques Derrida, South African novelist J. M. Coetzee, and American theorist Donna... more...

  • Veterinary and Animal Ethicsby Christopher Wathes; Sandra Corr; Stephen May; Steven McCulloch; Martin Whiting

    Wiley 2012; US$ 119.00

    The first International Conference on Veterinary and Animal Ethics (ICVAE) held in September 2011 saw leading experts from across the world come together to discuss the most important issues of animal welfare in contemporary veterinary practice and research. This is the extended proceedings of that conference, enabling all those interested in this... more...

  • Nobody's Horsesby Don Höglund

    Atria Books 2013; Not Available

    Descended from the greatest horses of the American West, the wild horses living on the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico -- one of the most dangerous places on Earth -- were a national treasure and a living legend. Big, strong, beautiful, and fierce, their ancestors were the mounts of the famous lawmen, hardy cowboys, and notorious outlaws who... more...

  • Nobody's Horsesby Don Höglund

    Atria Books 2013; US$ 25.00

    Descended from the greatest horses of the American West, the wild horses living on the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico -- one of the most dangerous places on Earth -- were a national treasure and a living legend. Big, strong, beautiful, and fierce, their ancestors were the mounts of the famous lawmen, hardy cowboys, and notorious outlaws who... more...

  • Nobody's Horsesby Don Höglund

    Atria Books 2013; Not Available

    Descended from the greatest horses of the American West, the wild horses living on the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico -- one of the most dangerous places on Earth -- were a national treasure and a living legend. Big, strong, beautiful, and fierce, their ancestors were the mounts of the famous lawmen, hardy cowboys, and notorious outlaws who... more...

  • Sport, Animals, and Societyby James Gillett; Michelle Gilbert

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    In critical sport studies, the place of animals has been a relatively minor field of inquiry. Much of this research has addressed animals with regard to gambling, via studies of horse racing. Increasingly, however, "riding the animal studies wave," sport studies researchers are looking more extensively at interspecies relations and taking up topics... more...

  • The Cry of Natureby Stephen F. Eisenman

    Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 29.00

     The eighteenth century saw the rise of new and more sympathetic understanding of animals as philosophy, literature, and art argued that animals could feel and therefore possess inalienable rights. This idea gave birth to a diverse movement that affects how we understand our relationship to the natural world. The Cry of Nature details a crucial... more...