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  1. The Animal and the Human in Ancient Thought

    By Stephen T. Newmyer

    Series: Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

    Ancient Greeks endeavored to define the human being vis-à-vis other animal species by isolating capacities and endowments which they considered to be unique to humans. This approach toward defining the human being still appears with surprising frequency, in modern philosophical treatises, in modern...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Animals in Greek and Roman Thought

    A Sourcebook

    By Stephen Newmyer

    Series: Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World

    Although reasoned discourse on human-animal relations is often considered a late twentieth-century phenomenon, ethical debate over animals and how humans should treat them can be traced back to the philosophers and literati of the classical world. From Stoic assertions that humans owe nothing to...

    Published November 8th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Animals, Rights and Reason in Plutarch and Modern Ethics

    By Stephen Newmyer

    This groundbreaking volume explores Plutarch's unique survival in the argument that animals are rational and sentient, and that we, as humans, must take notice of their interests. Exploring Plutarch's three animal-related treatises, as well as passages from his ethical treatises, Stephen Newmyer...

    Published November 23rd 2005 by Routledge

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