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When Species Meet
Language: en
Pages: 423
Authors: Donna Jeanne Haraway
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher:

This deeply personal yet intellectually groundbreaking work develops the idea of companion species and deftly explores philosophical, cultural, and biological aspects of animal-human encounters.
When Species Meet
Language: en
Pages: 440
Authors: Donna J. Haraway
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-11-30 - Publisher: U of Minnesota Press

In 2006, about 69 million U.S. households had pets, giving homes to around 73.9 million dogs, 90.5 million cats, and 16.6 million birds, and spending more than 38 billion dollars on companion animals. As never before in history, our pets are truly members of the family. But the notion of
Scarlet Experiment
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Jeff Karnicky
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-11-01 - Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

Emily Dickinson's poem "Split the Lark" refers to the "scarlet experiment" by which scientists destroy a bird in order to learn more about it. Indeed, humans have killed hundreds of millions of birds--for science, fashion, curiosity, and myriad other reasons. In the United States alone, seven species of birds are
Homeless Dogs & Melancholy Apes
Language: en
Pages: 156
Authors: Laura Brown
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Cornell University Press

Brown shows how the literary works of the 18th century use animal-kind to bring abstract philosophical, ontological, and metaphysical questions into the realm of everyday experience, difference, hierarchy, intimacy, diversity, and transcendence.
The War against Animals
Language: en
Pages: 316
Authors: Dinesh Wadiwel
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-06-25 - Publisher: BRILL

In The War against Animals, Dinesh Wadiwel draws on critical political theory to provide a provocative account of how our mainstay relationships with animals are founded upon systemic hostility and bio-political sovereign violence.