Extends the consideration of scientific advances in our understanding of animal minds to animals commonly raised for food. Combines a review of the latest science with accounts of personal experience...

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Animals in Agriculture, Science and Sentience, Animals We Eat, Farming, Veterinarians, Chefs
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Although best known for Origin of Species and The Descent of Man, Darwin’s relevance to the topic of sentience in animals is perhaps best set forth in this work, where he analyzes the parallels in the...

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Science and Sentience
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Examines the available science of cognition regarding various species in order to explore the legal and policy question of who is entitled to rights under the law

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Law and Policy, Science and Sentience
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Bestselling observational reporting of animal behavior, along with reportage on neurological discoveries. Emphasizes the similarity between human and nonhuman consciousness, self-awareness...

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Science and Sentience
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In countering scientific skepticism about anthropomorphism, an anthropologist focuses on a single animal emotion, grief, and supports her contentions regarding its existence and depth through...

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Science and Sentience, Animal Grief, Anthropomorphism
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This collection of papers is based on research conducted under the auspices of Farm Sanctuary and headed by Lori Marino, Ph.D., that seeks to both collect relevant research and issue policy documents...

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Science and Sentience, Animals in Agriculture, Farmed Animals, Sanctuary Animals
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Discussion by a prominent neuroscientist of current research on how animals experience the world, including animal sentience, emotions, and language.

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Science and Sentience
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One of many popular books by this author on the sentience and intelligence of various animals, this book focuses on the behavior of octopuses and what that reveals about consciousness.

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Science and Sentience
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Best-selling exploration by a famed primate behaviorist of surprising levels of cognition in crows, dolphins, parrots, sheep, wasps, bats, chimpanzees, and bonobos.

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Science and Sentience
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Examines, in an accessible fashion, questions of fish sentience, intelligence and memory from consideration of the point of view of individual representatives of the over 30,000 species of fish...

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Science and Sentience, Animals in the Wild, Aquaria
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