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Animal


Christopher Cosans


Pages 41 - 45



In our time animals are considered one of the five kingdoms of life (the others being that of plants, fungi, protests, and monera). Traditionally, animal referred to a living thing that was able to move around, in contrast to plants. As a category, the concept of animal can be traced back to the beginnings of Western thought.




1Department of Philosophy, University of Marylands



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