Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 August 2015

192 Pages

9.21 x 6.14 inches

ISBN: 9780748682201

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Animal Theory

A Critical Introduction

First Edition

Derek Ryan

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Provides a wide-ranging discussion of theoretical approaches to animals in ancient, modern and contemporary philosophy.
  • Offers an accessible guide to key concepts in animal theory.
  • Intervenes in current debates by critically engaging with theoretical issues and suggesting new ways to consider human-animal relations.
  • Includes close readings of four contemporary literary texts to supplement the theoretical discussion.
  • Contains a list of 'Key Texts' and 'Further Reading' at the end of each chapter.

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