Adam's Task

Calling Animals by Name

By Vicki Hearne; Donald McCaig (Introduction by)
(Skyhorse Publishing, Paperback, 9781602390027, 274pp.)

Publication Date: March 2007

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback

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In it Vicki Hearne asserts that animals that interact with humans are more intelligent than we assume. In fact, they are capable of developing an understanding of "the good," a moral code that influences their motives and actions. Hearne's thorough studies led her to adopt a new system of animal training that contradicts modern animal behavioral research, but--as her examples show--is astonishingly effective. Hearne's theories will make every trainer, animal psychologist, and animal-lover stop, think, and question.

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