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Anthropomorphism and animals in the Anthropocene
Engaging with Animals: Interpretations of a Shared Experience
Format: Book Chapter
Publication Year: 2014
Pages: 3 - 20
Source ID: shanti-sources-79516
Abstract: We live in an era of unprecedented and unsustainable human impact on the earth and there is urgent need to find ways of mitigating and adapting to the environmental changes this is causing. I will argue that, an important initial step toward dealing with the impacts of this era, humans need to reconnect with nature and particularly with other animal species. I will explain why this is important and how we achieve such a connection