The Soul Of An Octopus

Author: Sy Montgomery
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1501161148
Size: 37.33 MB
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Finalist for the National Book Award for Nonfiction New York Times Bestseller “Sy Montgomery’s The Soul of an Octopus does for the creature what Helen Macdonald’s H Is for Hawk did for raptors.” —New Statesman, UK Starred Booklist ...

Search For The Golden Moon Bear

Author: Sy Montgomery
Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing
ISBN: 1603582436
Size: 43.77 MB
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Search for the Golden Moon Bear recounts Montgomery's quest--fraught with danger and mayhem--to reconstruct an evolutionary record and piece together a living portrait of her littleknown subject.

Spell Of The Tiger

Author: Sy Montgomery
Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing
ISBN: 1603581464
Size: 13.69 MB
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From the author of The Soul of an Octopus and bestselling memoir The Good Good Pig, a book that earned Sy Montgomery her status as one of the most celebrated wildlife writers of our time, Spell of the Tiger brings readers to the Sundarbans, ...

Journey Of The Pink Dolphins

Author: Sy Montgomery
Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing
ISBN: 1603581758
Size: 70.54 MB
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And so in Journey of the Pink Dolphins, Montgomery—part naturalist, part poet, part Indiana Jones—winds her way through watery tributaries and riverside villages, searching for botos and hearing the tales of locals who believe these ...

Walking With The Great Apes

Author: Sy Montgomery
Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing
ISBN: 1603582444
Size: 42.87 MB
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From the personal to the primate, Sy Montgomery--acclaimed author of The Soul of an Octopus and The Good Good Pig--explores the science, wisdom, and living experience of three of the greatest scientists of the twentieth century.

Birdology

Author: Sy Montgomery
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0731815408
Size: 52.22 MB
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Each of these birds shows a different and utterly surprising aspect of what makes a bird a bird-and these are the lessons of Birdology: that birds are far stranger, more wondrous, and at the same time more like us than we might have dared ...

Tamed And Untamed

Author: Sy Montgomery
Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing
ISBN: 160358756X
Size: 34.93 MB
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Drawing on stories of animals both wild and domestic, the two authors, also best friends, created this book to put humans back into the animal world.

Farewell To The Horse A Cultural History

Author: Ulrich Raulff
Publisher: Liveright Publishing
ISBN: 1631494333
Size: 47.66 MB
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In this esoteric and rich tribute, award-winning historian Ulrich Raulff chronicles the dramatic story of this most spectacular creature, thoroughly examining how they’ve been muses and brothers in arms, neglected and sacrificed in war ...

Ancient And Modern Perspectives On The Bible And Culture

Author: Hans Dieter Betz
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN:
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3.324) In opposition to both the atomists and Plato, the Stoics offered a different
image of the soul. I will conclude with this metaphor; and it is perhaps the most
strange. The Stoics compared the soul to an octopus (Aetius, SVF 2.827). The
octopus has one head and seven tentacles (not eight, as we define it; the Greek
word for "octopus" is simply noAuTTOUQ, "many-foot"). The head stands for the
command center, the mind. The Stoics are not known for their sense of poetry or
their ...