David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Philosophers have traditionally concentrated on the qualities that make human beings different from other species. In Beast and Man Mary Midgley, one of our foremost intellectuals, stresses continuities. What makes people tick? Largely, she asserts, the same things as animals. She tells us humans are rather more like other animals than we previously allowed ourselves to believe, and reminds us just how primitive we are in comparison to the sophistication of many animals. A veritable classic for our age, Beast and Man has helped change the way we think about ourselves and the world in which we live.
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$113.75 used (17% off) $116.98 new (15% off) $137.00 direct from Amazon Amazon page|
|Call number||BD450.M496 2002|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
Nicholas Maxwell (1980). Science, Reason, Knowledge, and Wisdom: A Critique of Specialism. Inquiry 23 (1):19 – 81.
Joshua M. Moritz (2014). Animal Suffering, Evolution, and the Origins of Evil: Toward a “Free Creatures” Defense. Zygon 49 (2):348-380.
Aaron Stalnaker (2005). Comparative Religious Ethics and the Problem of “Human Nature”. Journal of Religious Ethics 33 (2):187-224.
Celia Deane-Drummond (2009). Are Animals Moral? A Theological Appraisal of the Evolution of Vice and Virtue. Zygon 44 (4):932-950.
John Barry (2006). Straw Dogs, Blind Horses and Post‐Humanism: The Greening of Gray? Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 9 (2):243-262.
Similar books and articles
Neil Levy (2011). Culture by Nature. Philosophical Explorations 14 (3):237-248.
Hasana Sharp (2011). Spinoza and the Politics of Renaturalization. The University of Chicago Press.
L. E. E. Patrick & Robert P. George (2008). The Nature and Basis of Human Dignity. Ratio Juris 21 (2):173-193.
R. S. Peters (ed.) (1975). Nature and Conduct. St. Martin's Press.
Erica Fudge (1999/2002). Perceiving Animals: Humans and Beasts in Early Modern English Culture. University of Illinois Press.
Michael C. Rea (2007). The Metaphysics of Original Sin. In Peter Van Inwagen & Dean Zimmerman (eds.), Persons: Human and Divine. Oxford University Press, Clarendon Press ; 319--356.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads70 ( #57,599 of 1,789,985 )
Recent downloads (6 months)4 ( #198,360 of 1,789,985 )
How can I increase my downloads?