In Defense of Dolphins by P-Wiley

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Have humans been sharing the planet with other intelligent life for millions of years without realizing it? In Defense of Dolphins combines accessible science and philosophy, surveying the latest research on dolphin intelligence and social behavior, to advocate for their ethical treatment. Encourages a reassessment of the human-dolphin relationship, arguing for an end to the inhuman treatment of dolphins Written by an expert philosopher with almost twenty-years of experience studying dolphins Combines up-to-date research supporting the sophisticated cognitive and emotional capacities of dolphins with entertaining first-hand accounts Looks at the serious questions of intelligent life, ethical treatment, and moral obligation Engaging and thought-provoking

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									In Defense of Dolphins
Blackwell Public Philosophy

Author: Thomas White
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Have humans been sharing the planet with other intelligent life for millions of years without realizing it? In
Defense of Dolphins combines accessible science and philosophy, surveying the latest research on
dolphin intelligence and social behavior, to advocate for their ethical treatment. Encourages a
reassessment of the human-dolphin relationship, arguing for an end to the inhuman treatment of dolphins
Written by an expert philosopher with almost twenty-years of experience studying dolphins Combines up-
to-date research supporting the sophisticated cognitive and emotional capacities of dolphins with
entertaining first-hand accounts Looks at the serious questions of intelligent life, ethical treatment, and
moral obligation Engaging and thought-provoking
Reviews

"This humbling book is a must-read for anyone who respects cetaceans and would like to step back from
preconceived anthropocentric notions to learn more about these 'people of the sea.'"

								
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