Animal Consciousness: Grounds for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

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Xlibris Corporation, Feb 18, 2005 - Pets - 280 pages
What is it like for my dog to chew on a steak bone? Does he taste the saltiness of the residual meat? Does he feel the sandpaper-like texture of the partial skeletal structure? What does it smell like, for him? When he drinks his water, does he feel the coolness of the liquid? If he bites his tongue, does he experience the same feeling of pain

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Author’s Cover Bio: 100 words max Christopher R. DeFusco has taught philosophy as an adjunct professor at several universities and has published original articles on ethics and epistemology. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University, a Master of Arts degree in Philosophy from the West Chester University of Pennsylvania, and he is in the final phase of the doctoral program in Philosophy at Temple University. His area of specialization is the philosophy of mind and his dissertation topic is The Possibility of Phenomenal Consciousness in Non-Linguistic Animals.

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