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Straw Dogs: Thoughts on Humans and Other Animals by John Gray, March 2003, 229 Pages
Offering a post-humanistic perspective on the world, the author of False Dawn presents a radical new work of philosophy that eliminates the idea that humans are radically different from other animals, drawing on inspiration from art, poetry, cutting-edge scientific research, and philosophy.
In a work of thoroughgoing iconoclasm, British philosopher Gray attacks the belief that humans are different from and superior to animals. Invoking pure Darwinism, he savages every perspective from which humans appear as anything more than a genetic accident that has produced a highly destructive species….. See https://www.amazon.com/Straw-Dogs-Thoughts-Humans-Animals-dp-1862075123/dp/1862075123/ref=mt_hardcover?_encoding=UTF8&me=&qid=
Readings for 27 May – All of Section 1 – “The Human” – About 40 pages
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