Kosmopolis 17

The Literature of (Climate) Change

Lecture

Carl Safina. Presents: Anna Omedes

Can We Know What Animals Think and Feel?

  • Saturday 25 March, 18.30 - 19.30
  • Theatre
  • 3 €
3 € / Buy ticket Add to calendar 2017-03-25 18:30:00 2017-03-25 19:30:00 Europe/Madrid Carl Safina. Presents: Anna Omedes - Can We Know What Animals Think and Feel? Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Language: English with simultaneous translation (into Spanish or Catalan –TBC)

Consciousness, self-awareness, empathy, non-verbal communication, imitation, teaching, grief. Many animals think and feel a lot like people do; after all, people are animals. Carl Safina shows that in some surprising ways non-human minds aren’t really too different from ours. They know who their friends are. They know who their enemies are. They have ambitions for status, and their lives follow the arc of a career. Relationships define them, as relationships define us.

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