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On Monsters: An Unnatural History Of Our Worst Fears, Stephen Asma Oct 2009

On Monsters: An Unnatural History Of Our Worst Fears, Stephen Asma

Stephen T Asma

Real or imagined, literal or metaphorical, monsters have exerted a dread fascination on the human mind for many centuries. Using philosophical treatises, theological tracts, newspapers, films, and novels, author Stephen T. Asma unpacks traditional monster stories for the clues they offer about the inner logic of our fears and fascinations throughout the ages.


Happy Serf Liberation Day: China And Tibet, Stephen Asma May 2009

Happy Serf Liberation Day: China And Tibet, Stephen Asma

Stephen T Asma

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The Primate Mindreading Controversy : A Case Study In Simplicity And Methodology In Animal Psychology, Simon Fitzpatrick Dec 2008

The Primate Mindreading Controversy : A Case Study In Simplicity And Methodology In Animal Psychology, Simon Fitzpatrick

Simon Fitzpatrick

This volume is a collection of fourteen new essays by leading philosophers on issues concerning the nature, existence, and our knowledge of animal minds. The nature of animal minds has been a topic of interest to philosophers since the origins of philosophy, and recent years have seen significant philosophical engagement with the subject. However, there is no volume that represents the current state of play in this important and growing field. The purpose of this volume is to highlight the state of the debate. The issues which are covered include whether and to what degree animals think in a language ...