Animals and Nature: Cultural Myths, Cultural Realities

Animals and Nature: Cultural Myths, Cultural Realities

Rod Preece


Western conceptions of objectivity and individuality have led to a readier appreciation of the price of the animals and nature than has been well-known. This provocative ebook takes factor with the preferred view that the Western cultural culture, unlike jap and Aboriginal traditions, has inspired attitudes of domination and exploitation in the direction of nature, quite animals. Preece argues that the Western culture has a lot to commend it, and that descriptions of Aboriginal and Oriental orientations have frequently been misleadingly rosy, simplified and codified based on present stylish recommendations. Animals and Nature is the results of six years' extensive examine into comparative faith, literature, philosophy, anthropology, mythology and animal welfare technology.

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