The author uses work by philosophers of science to show that science is the expression or image of the culture from which it is born. Constructed to raise the awareness of researchers to philosophical thinking, the book step by step presents the links between science and the human society which conceives it. It invites the reader to assume and go beyond his scientific knowledge in his own society.
Bullfighting - you are either for or against, there is no happy medium. Moving away from this dichotomy, the author views bullfighting from the angle of working with the animals. Is bullfighting possible without death?
Despite the scientific advances attributed to animal experimentation, it henceforth has to bow to the EU directive of 22/09/2010 which lays down a framework for the use of animals for scientific purposes and marks a new victory for law.
Applied ethology studies the behaviour of animals in their natural environment and interacting with man. The approach has fairly recently been extended to human behaviours. This work attempts to make this fledgling discipline known to a wider audience.
This collection includes texts of a speculative and highly empirical nature concerning the question of the radical singularity of man or the limits between man and animals.
An ethnographical approach to dietary habits among the working classes in the second half of the 19th century, a descriptive and comprehensive typology of working class families according to their saving habits, consumption patterns and lifestyle.