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Published: 29 March 2007

276 Pages

ISBN: 9780199282067

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Dumb Beasts and Dead Philosophers

Humanity and the Humane in Ancient Philosophy and Literature

Catherine Osborne

A Clarendon Press Publication

  • Lively and engaging book on an unusual topic
  • Richly illustrated with extracts from diverse texts
  • All quotations are translated
  • Engages with current as well as ancient philosophical ideas about animals