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Animals and science: a guide to the debates

Animals and science: a guide to the debates

Shanks, Niall, 1959-; Credo Reference (Firm)

Examines the debates, from the Renaissance to the present, surrounding issues of animal rights, consciousness, and self-awareness

eBook, Electronic resource, Book. English.
Published Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, c2002
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Statement of responsibility: Niall Shanks
ISBN: 1576072460, 1576078825, 1849723737, 9781576072462, 9781576078822, 9781849723732
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Note: Includes graphical cross-reference mapper.
Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 359-367) and index.
Physical Description: xxi, 380 p. : ill., port. ; 26 cm.
System: Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web.
Note: Text (online database).
Series: Controversies in science.
Subject: Laboratory animals.; Animal models in research.; Animal experimentation.; Animal welfare.
Restrictions: Access restricted to subscribers.
Reproduction: Electronic reproduction. London: Credo Reference Ltd., 2008 Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to Credo Reference affiliated libraries.


  1. Introduction: Man and beast in nature
  2. The essence of the problem: medieval legacies
  3. Gut feelings: anatomy and physiology in the Renaissance
  4. Minds, machines, and bodies: intelligent design in nature?
  5. Of mice and monkeys: the moral relevance of animal pain
  6. The job of physiology: animals in Nineteenth-Century medicine
  7. By accident or design: Darwin's theory of evolution
  8. Darwinism developed: the ontogeny of an idea
  9. The mouse as man writ small: animals in modern medicine
  10. Mice, mazes, and minds: explaining animal behavior
  11. The evolution of consciousness: a question of animal pain
  12. Animals through the looking glass: language and self-consciousness
  13. Documents.