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Dumb beasts and dead philosophers

Catherine Osborne

Dumb beasts and dead philosophers

humanity and the humane in ancient philosophy and literature

by Catherine Osborne

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Published by Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Animal welfare -- Philosophy -- History,
  • Philosophy, Ancient,
  • Animals in literature,
  • Literature, Ancient -- History and criticism,
  • Animals and civilization

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [243]-248) and indexes.

    StatementCatherine Osborne.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV4708 .O73 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 262 p. ;
    Number of Pages262
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20402588M
    ISBN 100199282064
    ISBN 109780199282067
    LC Control Number2006102304

    Osborne, Catherine () Dumb beasts and Dead Philosophers: Humanity and the Humane in Ancient Philosophy and Literature. Oxford University Press. ISBN Full text not available from this repository. book review, Catherine Osborne. Dumb beasts and dead philosophers: humanity and the humane in ancient philosophy and literature / Catherine Osborne. Oxford: Clarendon Press, xi, p. Journal of Hellenic Studies. , Faculty may update their profile by visiting

    dumb beasts and dead philosophers. humanity and the humane in ancient philosophy and literature. oxford: clarendon press XI, p. Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. This chapter discusses extracts from the Apocryphal book of Jubilees, Herodotus' Histories, and Plato's Protagoras. It explores the idea that myths and stories serve to construct one's understanding of nature, appealing to what appear to be value-free facts, but telling a story that attaches significance to those facts as morally relevant or irrelevant considerations.

      Request PDF | On , Catherine Osborne and others published On the Transmigration of Souls: Reincarnation Into Animal Bodies in Pythagoras, Empedocles, and Plato | Find, read and cite Author: Catherine Rowett. In chapter 3 of her book Dumb Beasts and Dead Philosophers (), Osborne examines the respective conceptions of reincarnation (or "transmigration") that are discernible in the philosophies of Pythagoras, Empedocles, and Plato. She is especially interested in the.


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in Dumb Beasts and Dead Philosophers. Chapter. Go to. Get this from a library. Dumb beasts and dead philosophers: humanity and the humane in ancient philosophy and literature. [Catherine Rowett] -- Animal rights do not feature explicitly in ancient thought.

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