Pleasurable Kingdom

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Animals and the nature of feeling good

by Jonathan Balcombe

Macmillan, 2007, ISBN 978-1-4039-8602-3

"If we recognize animals' capacity for pleasure, then we may conclude that it's wrong to deprive them of it..."

"This well-reasoned, engaging book argues that critters share our capacities for humor, empathy and aesthetic pleasure." - People Magazine

"Brisk, erudite and enormously entertaining - an excellent, approachable introduction to the basic issues in animal behaviour." - Publishers Weekly

"Lively, shrewd and well-argued - an admirable contribution." - Times Higher Educational Supplement

"His arguments may change your opinion of the next lobster steaming on your plate." - Wired News

"Superb. This book will change how we interact with other animal beings." - Trends in Evolution and Ecology

"Entertaining and thought-provoking - recommended." - Library Journal

"Fascinating and often moving, this book emphasizes that animals - like us - truly have personalities, minds and emotions." - Jane Goodall

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