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  1. Anthropomorphism in Human-Animal Interactions: A Pragmatist View

    Contributor(s):: Servais, V.

  2. Dog's Best Friend?: Vivisecting the "Animal" in Mark Twain's "A Dog's Tale"

    Full-text: Available

    | Contributor(s):: Matthew Guzman

    “A Dog’s Tale” encapsulates the duality that the domesticated dog as both loyal “friend” and dependable scientific “instrument” denotes. Twain paints a dark portrait of man’s association with “beast.” Additionally, the story presents...

  3. Humanizing the Animal, Animalizing the Human: Husserl on Pets

    | Contributor(s):: Ferencz-flatz, Christian

  4. Direct Experience With Nature and the Development of Biological Knowledge

    | Contributor(s):: Sarah E. Longbottom, Virginia Slaughter

    Research Findings: An emerging consensus is that casual, direct contact with nature influences the development of children’s biological knowledge. Here we review the existing literature on this topic, focusing on the effects of (a) rural versus urban rearing environments and (b) pet...

  5. Exploring the animal turn: Human-animal relations in science, society and culture

    | Contributor(s):: Erika Andersson Cederholm, Amelie Björck, Kristina Jennbert, Ann-Sofie Lönngren

    Animals' omnipresence in human society makes them both close to and ye tremarkably distant from humans. Human and animal lives have always been entangled, but the way we see and practice the relationships between humans and animals - as close, intertwined, or clearly separate - varies from...

  6. Helado para perros. Postre para mascotas : desarrollado bajo los parámetros actuales de nutrición y palatabilidad canina

    | Contributor(s):: Gabriel Oswaldo Alonso Cuéllar, Jorge Eliecer Rodríguez Ordoñez

    La relación entre perros y humanos ha evolucionado ampliamente, esto ha generado un fenó-meno de antropomorfización que hace que asumamos actitudes frente a los animales como si és-tos fueran seres humanos. Entre otros inconvenientes, esto ocasiona que los animales se...

  7. Valuing birds : understanding the relationship between social values and the conservation of Australian threatened avifauna

    | Contributor(s):: Gillian Barbara Ainsworth

    This thesis examines relationships between people’s values, attitudes and behaviours with respect to threatened bird conservation in Australia. Three main research questions are addressed regarding: how Australians value threatened birds; who is involved in threatened bird...

  8. Defamiliarising the Zoo : Representations of Nonhuman Animal Captivity in Five Contemporary Novels

    | Contributor(s):: Hadassa Prattley

    While human-animal relations have always been part of human cultures the public zoo is a relatively recent phenomenon that reflects very specific elements of Western cultures’ modern ideas about, and relationships with, nonhuman animals. By becoming such a familiar part of popular culture...

  9. Examining the relationship between puppy raisers and guide dogs in training

    | Contributor(s):: Jamie Lynne Fratkin

    Dogs play a unique role in the lives of humans. Many people form positive relationships with dogs but some do not. In working dogs, the relationship that dogs form with humans is particularly important due to the trust people need to put in their dogs. The aim of this dissertation was examine the...

  10. Taking animals seriously: interpreting and institutionalizing human-animal relations in modern democracies

    | Contributor(s):: Thomas Saretzki

    Zoopolis by Sue Donaldson and Will Kymlicka (2011) is a very important contribution in the process of rethinking our relationship with animals. But is their proposal to conceptualize animals as co-citizens (in the case of domesticated animals) or as sovereign communities (in the case of wild...

  11. La visite au zoo et l'apprentissage de la distinction humaine

    | Contributor(s):: Véronique Servais

    Le parc zoologique peut être considéré comme un dispositif culturel qui structure les relations entre des êtres humains et des animaux captifs. Dans l’étude présentée ici, nous avons cherché à savoir quels sont les modèles...

  12. This is God's Cat: On Ethics of Companion Species in Life of Pi

    | Contributor(s):: Tzu Yi Chien

    The thesis aims to rethink an ethical relationship between humans and animals that is separated from the anthropocentric stance in the Western philosophical traditions. Reading Yann Martel’s Life of Pi in light of the ethics of companion species in Donna Haraway’s The Companion...

  13. Is interactive technology a relevant and effective enrichment for captive great apes?

    | Contributor(s):: Kim-McCormack, Nicky N. E., Smith, Carolynn L., Behie, Alison M.

  14. Jan 30 2017

    Animal Rights and the Capabilities Approach: A Radical Alternative to Anthroporcentrism

    On January 30, the University of Denver Institute for Human-Animal Connection and Sturm College of Law will host Martha C. Nussbaum for an afternoon talk titled "Animal Rights and the...

    http://habricentral.org/events/details/507

  15. One-dog policy

    | Contributor(s):: Maija Astikainen

    The thesis One-Dog Policy consists of production and written parts. The thesis discusses pet dogs and the side effects of dog keeping, like decorating and dyeing dogs. The principle idea is that the dog is seen as a human-like creature. The thesis approaches images of dogs on the basis of...

  16. Anthrozoology and Anthropomorphic Poetic Expression

    | Contributor(s):: Peggy Moran

    Talking about animals is always an act of appropriation. Expressed through another’s written ideas, thoughts, imaginings, biased observations, interpretations, and recordings, without awareness of their own status as a point of focus, the nonhuman animal is utterly subaltern, an object...

  17. Refiguring the Human and the Animal: Anthropomorphism & Zoomorphism in Twentieth Century American Poetry

    | Contributor(s):: Manglitz, Michael Levi

  18. The Ethics of the Ecology of Fear against the Nonspeciesist Paradigm: A Shift in the Aims of Intervention in Nature

    | Contributor(s):: Horta, Oscar

  19. Zoographies: The Question of the Animal from Heidegger to Derrida [Book review]

    | Contributor(s):: Turner, Donald L.

  20. In Search of the Center

    | Contributor(s):: Baldner, Kent