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What is pertinent to it and what is not. (3) Something interesting or pertinent for a non-human animal may not be perceived by humans (or any other species) at all, and vice versa. Rather erroneously, the term “Umwelt” has often been confused with that of “environmental niche”, or in other cases with “habitat”, and in the most inattentive cases, with “environment”. It is evident, though, that Umwelt does not designate a touchable and tangible category, but rather an array of subjective and perceptive elements.
Anaxagoras (ca. ) Democritus (ca. ) About him – About him – About him – Human domain over other animals, animal sacrifice for human benefit Human origin from other animal species Cruelty to animals, vegetarianism. Human irrationality Fragments 104, 117–119, 122 Low About him – About him – Plato (ca. ) Phaedrus 248e–249c Statesman XVI, 272b–e, 273a–c VII, 823–824; XII, 961d Cruelty to animals, vegetarianism. 1 What is Zoosemiotics? Philospher 19 Work Parts Topics Relevance Politics I, 1253–1255 High Nicomachean Ethics VIII, 11, 1261 Metaphysics I, 980a Theophrastus (ca.
The list below is organized according to the following principles: (1) The list proceeds in chronological order. (2) When the inscription “About him” appears, it means that the information available was reported by other authors who wrote about the given philosopher. This will particularly be a case with ancient philosophers whose work we know only through post-mortem accounts. g. Bentham’s brief but crucial argument on animal ethics) (4) This summary will omit mentioning animal scientists with philosophical relevance (like Darwin or Lorenz), or animal right philosophers (like Singer, Regan or Midgley) whose work is obviously unavoidable, and therefore does not need to be mentioned in these pages.