The Knowing Animal: A Philosophical Inquiry Into Knowledge and Truth

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The final volume in the trilogy, that begins with "The Hand" and continues with "I Am," argues that knowledge is a mode of awareness unique to human beings. The difference between humans and all other sentient creatures is sufficiently important to call man 'the knowing animal'. This book examines the profound difference between knowledge-a form of awareness that things are the case-and the sentience (sensations and appetites) experienced by all animals. It goes on to reconstruct the emergence of knowledge in humans and ...

The Knowing Animal: A Philosophical Inquiry Into Knowledge and Truth 2005, Edinburgh University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780748619528

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The Knowing Animal: A Philosophical Inquiry Into Knowledge and Truth 2004, Edinburgh University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780748619535

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