Wed, 02/27/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
Author Virginia Morell on her book "Animal Wise, The Thoughts and Emotions of our Fellow Creatures"
To what extent are the thoughts and emotions of animals similar to our our own? Do animal have minds or do they simply operate on instinct? Are they aware of themselves as entities? How should we treat these other emotional, thinking beings (especially as we are bringing on the Sixth Extinction)? From ants to elephants and from fish to chimps, Animal Wise explores the fascinating research into animal cognition. Stephanie Potter hosts author Virginia Morell, who will also discuss her book Animal Wise, The Thoughts and Emotions of Our Fellow Creatures, Weds, Feb 27, 7:30pm at Powell's, 1005 W. Burnside, Portland.