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Wild Justice: The Moral Lives of Animals (Hardback)
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Wild Justice: The Moral Lives of Animals (Hardback)

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Hardback 208 Pages / Published: 02/06/2009
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Scientists have long counseled against interpreting animal behavior in terms of human emotions, warning that such anthropomorphizing limits our ability to understand animals as they really are. With "Wild Justice", Marc Bekoff and Jessica Pierce unequivocally challenge this long-held view. Marrying years of behavioral and cognitive research with compelling and moving anecdotes, Bekoff and Pierce reveal that animals exhibit a broad repertoire of moral behaviors, including fairness, empathy, trust, and reciprocity. Animals, in short, are incredibly adept social beings, relying on rules of conduct to navigate intricate social networks that are essential to their survival. Ultimately, Bekoff and Pierce draw the astonishing conclusion that there is no moral gap between humans and other species: morality is an evolved trait that we unquestionably share with other social mammals.

Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226041612
Number of pages: 208
Weight: 431 g
Dimensions: 60 x 90 x 25 mm

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