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New PDF release: Animal Encounters (Human-Animal Studies)

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By Tom Tyler, Manuela Rossini, Manuela S. Rossini

ISBN-10: 9004168672

ISBN-13: 9789004168671

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And Daniel C. Dennett. 1981. The Mind’s I: Fantasies and Reflections on Self and Soul. Brighton: Harvester. B. 1994. ‘Critiques of “Proto-Guru” Xenophanes, a Precursor to Plato: Xenophanes Fragments 11–12. The Daily Iowan (February 22). Hume, David. [1779] 1977. Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion. New York: Hafter/ Macmillan. Kant, Immanuel. [1783] 1953. Prolegomena to any Future Metaphysics that will be able to present itself as a Science. Translated by Peter. G. Lucas. Manchester: Manchester University Press.

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