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Ludzie i zwierzęta. Pongo. Tom VI
People and animals. Pongo. Volume VI

Contributor(s): Roman Chymkowski (Editor), Anna Jaroszuk (Editor)
Subject(s): Anthropology, Cultural history, Cultural Anthropology / Ethnology
Published by: Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
Keywords: animals; human-animal relationship; anthropocentrism
Summary/Abstract: The book presents various approaches to talking and thinking about animals existng in Polish science, both more traditional and more avant-garde. The authors show the problem from the perspective of sociology, philosophy, literary studies, anthropology, cultural studies and history. They critically scrutinize both the still dominant anthropocentric approaches and proposals that try to transcend anthropocentrism, which are only beginning to settle down in Polish humanities.

  • E-ISBN-13: 978-83-235-1417-6
  • Print-ISBN-13: 978-83-235-1409-1
  • Page Count: 360
  • Publication Year: 2014
  • Language: Polish