- Published: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
- Year Published: 2010
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Description: xiv, 242 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
- Language: English
- Format: Book
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Second nature : the inner lives of animals
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Experience. Introduction ; Tuning in : animal sensitivity ; Getting it : intelligence ; With feeling : emotions ; Knowing it : awareness -- Coexistence. Communicating ; Getting along : sociability ; Being nice : virtue -- Emergence. Rethinking cruel nature ; Homo fallible ; The new humanity.
Jonathan Balcombe, animal behaviorist and author of the critically acclaimed "Pleasurable"" Kingdom," draws on the latest research, observational studies and personal anecdotes to reveal the full gamut of animal experience--from emotions, to problem solving, to moral judgment, while at the same time challenging the widely held idea that nature is red in tooth and claw and highlighting animal traits we have disregarded until now.
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