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Published: 05 July 2018

472 Pages


ISBN: 9780199375974

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A History

Edited by Peter Adamson and G. Fay Edwards

Oxford Philosophical Concepts

  • Traces the wide history of philosophical thought regarding animals, from ancient Greece and India to contemporary times
  • Includes discussions of the historical roots of the some the most contentious, on-going debates surrounding treatment of animals and animal consciousness
  • Includes several Reflection essays which examine the depiction of animals in artwork from China, Africa, and Europe
  • Part of the Oxford Philosophical Concepts series - The History of Philosophy's Most Important Ideas