Putting the Horse Before Descartes

Putting the Horse Before Descartes

My Life's Work on Behalf of Animals

eBook - 2011
Rate this:
When philosopher Bernard Rollin was six years old, he visited an animal shelter and was told about unwanted dogs being put to sleep. The event shaped his moral outlook and initiated his concern for how animals were treated. In his irreverent memoir, Putting the Horse before Descartes, Rollin provides an account of how he came to educate himself and others about the ethical treatment of animals and work toward improvements in animal welfare.Rollin describes, in witty, often disarming detail, how he became an outspoken critic of how animals were being treated in veterinary and medical schools as
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, [2011], ©2011
ISBN: 9781592138272
Branch Call Number: 921 Rolli
Description: 1 online resource (x, 285 pages) : illustrations
Additional Contributors: EBSCOhost (Online service)


From the critics

Community Activity


Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.


Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.


Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.


Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.


Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number


Subject Headings

LibraryThing Series Information


Find it at CRRL

To Top