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Animals and humans image credit. The gazette spoke to korsgaard about her book the future of animal rights and writing accessible philosophy.
Humans have unique traits regarding morality and language but biologically humans are a type of animal known as a mammal.
Animals as humans. One of the oldest known is an ivory sculpture the loewenmensch figurine germany a human shaped figurine with the head of a lioness or lion determined to be about. But i noticed that most of these versions lacked character consistency thus making them not quite as believable and lovable. These are my interpretations of some disney animals if they were human.
Dreamstime we humans like to think of ourselves as a special bunch but it turns out we have plenty in common with other animals. From the beginnings of human behavioral modernity in the upper paleolithic about 40000 years ago examples of zoomorphic animal shaped works of art occur that may represent the earliest evidence we have of anthropomorphism. When we say humans are mammals we mean we arent reptiles birds or insects.
Ive often wondered what these animals would look like if they were human and i have enjoyed others illustrations of this concept. Drawing on the work of immanuel kant and aristotle she argues that humans have a duty to value our fellow creatures not as tools but as sentient beings capable of consciousness and able to have lives that are good or bad for them. When we say humans are animals we mean we arent plants or algae.
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