Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat by Hal Herzog audiobook

Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat: Why It's So Hard to Think Straight About Animals

By Hal Herzog
Read by James Anderson Foster

HarperAudio, HarperCollins 9780061730863
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“A fascinating, thoughtful, and thoroughly enjoyable exploration of a major dimension of human experience.”— Steven Pinker, author of How the Mind Works  A maverick scientist reveals the inconsistent and often paradoxical ways humans think, feel, and behave towards animals in this engaging, informative, and though-provoking book, now newly revised. Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat is a highly entertaining and illuminating journey through the full spectrum of human-animal relations. Drawing on his groundbreaking research in the field of anthrozoology, Dr. Hal Herzog tries to make sense of our complex relationships with animals and the challenging moral conundrums we face regarding these creatures who share our world—and some, our homes.  A blend of anthropology, behavioral economics, evolutionary psychology, and philosophy, updated to reflect evolving attitudes and the most recent findings, Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat  is a poignant, often challenging, and frequently laugh-out-loud funny trip through a world of animal rights activists, cockfighters, professional dog-show handlers, veterinary students, biomedical researchers, and more. It will forever change the way we think about other living creatures and, ultimately, how we see ourselves.

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“A fascinating, thoughtful, and thoroughly enjoyable exploration of a major dimension of human experience.”— Steven Pinker, author of How the Mind Works 

A maverick scientist reveals the inconsistent and often paradoxical ways humans think, feel, and behave towards animals in this engaging, informative, and though-provoking book, now newly revised.

Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat is a highly entertaining and illuminating journey through the full spectrum of human-animal relations. Drawing on his groundbreaking research in the field of anthrozoology, Dr. Hal Herzog tries to make sense of our complex relationships with animals and the challenging moral conundrums we face regarding these creatures who share our world—and some, our homes. 

A blend of anthropology, behavioral economics, evolutionary psychology, and philosophy, updated to reflect evolving attitudes and the most recent findings, Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat  is a poignant, often challenging, and frequently laugh-out-loud funny trip through a world of animal rights activists, cockfighters, professional dog-show handlers, veterinary students, biomedical researchers, and more. It will forever change the way we think about other living creatures and, ultimately, how we see ourselves.

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Author Bio: Hal Herzog

Author Bio: Hal Herzog

Hal Herzog is regarded as one of the leading experts on the psychology of human-animal relations. He is professor of psychology at Western Carolina University and lives in the Smokey Mountains with his wife Mary Jean and their cat, Tilly.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Nature
Runtime: 12.40
Audience: Adult
Language: English