The Emotional Lives of Animals by Marc Bekoff PH.D

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Based on award-winning scientist Marc Bekoff’s years studying social communication in a wide range of species, this important book shows that animals have rich emotional lives. Bekoff skillfully blends extraordinary stories of animal joy, empathy, grief, embarrassment, anger, and love with the latest scientific research confirming the existence of emotions that common sense and experience have long implied. Filled with Bekoff’s light humor and touching stories, The Emotional Lives of Animals is a clarion call for reassessing both how we view animals and how we treat them.

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Marc Bekoff ( has published numerous books, including The Emotional Lives of Animals, and has provided expert commentary for many media outlets, including the New York Times, CNN, and the BBC. Jessica Pierce ( has taught and written about philosophy for many years. She is the author of a number of books, including Morality Play: Case Studies in Ethics.
Published October 5, 2010 by New World Library. 242 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Nature & Wildlife, Parenting & Relationships, Professional & Technical, Science & Math, Sports & Outdoors. Non-fiction

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Any dog owner knows that her own pet has feelings, but what evidence exists beyond the anecdotal, and what does this evidence teach us? Bekoff, professor emeritus of biology at the University of Co

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This past year was remarkable in terms of what we have learned about the cognitive, emotional and moral lives of nonhuman animals (animals).

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