Putting the Horse Before Descartes

Putting the Horse Before Descartes

My Life's Work on Behalf of Animals

eBook - 2011
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When philosopher Bernard Rollin was six years old, he visited an animal shelter and was told about unwanted dogs being put to sleep. The event shaped his moral outlook and initiated his concern for how animals were treated. In his irreverent memoir, Putting the Horse before Descartes, Rollin provides an account of how he came to educate himself and others about the ethical treatment of animals and work toward improvements in animal welfare.Rollin describes, in witty, often disarming detail, how he became an outspoken critic of how animals were being treated in veterinary and medical schools as
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, c2011
ISBN: 9781592138272
Branch Call Number: eBook--Adult
Characteristics: 1 online resource (x, 285 p.) : ill


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