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Inner Animalities: Theology and the End of the Human

Eric Daryl Meyer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823280148
eISBN:
9780823281619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823280148.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Inner Animalities analyses the human-animal distinction as a discursive theme running ubiquitously through Christian theological anthropology. Arguing that historically pervasive disavowals of human ... More


A Proper Death: Penalties, Animals, and the Law

Nicole Anderson

in Deconstructing the Death Penalty: Derrida's Seminars and the New Abolitionism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823280100
eISBN:
9780823281541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823280100.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

In The Death Penalty I, Derrida elucidates Kant’s support of the death penalty as that which “marks the access to what is proper to man and to the dignity of reason or of human logos and nomos.” ... More


Wildlife in the Anthropocene: Conservation after Nature

Jamie Lorimer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816681075
eISBN:
9781452950631
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681075.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Elephants rarely breed in captivity and are not considered domesticated, yet they interact with people regularly and adapt to various environments. Too social and sagacious to be objects, too strange ... More


Being Born

J. Allan Mitchell

in Becoming Human: The Matter of the Medieval Child

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689965
eISBN:
9781452949529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689965.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The first essay examines narratives of gestation and growth in medieval medical science, natural philosophy, zoology, and cosmology. Mitchell argues that embryology and infancy enable an exigent ... More


Wildlife on Screen: The Affective Logics and Micropolitics of Elephant Imagery

Jamie Lorimer

in Wildlife in the Anthropocene: Conservation after Nature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816681075
eISBN:
9781452950631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681075.003.0007
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Chapter six examines the role of moving imagery in conservation. We live in an age of the screen in which media play vital roles in framing and governing human and nonhuman life. Focusing on ... More


The Mess

J. Allan Mitchell

in Becoming Human: The Matter of the Medieval Child

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689965
eISBN:
9781452949529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689965.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The third essay proposes that the condition of human dependency and self-estrangement at the dining table. Otherwise incommensurable matters (mineral, vegetable, and animal) are incorporated at ... More


Wildlife: Companion Elephants and New Grounds for Multinatural Conservation

Jamie Lorimer

in Wildlife in the Anthropocene: Conservation after Nature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816681075
eISBN:
9781452950631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681075.003.0002
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Chapter one develops the concept of wildlife as a replacement for Nature for conservation. It does so through a discussion of the four themes of hybridity, nonhuman agency, immanence and topology. It ... More


Biodiversity as Biopolitics: Cutting Up Wildlife and Choreographing Conservation in the United Kingdom

Jamie Lorimer

in Wildlife in the Anthropocene: Conservation after Nature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816681075
eISBN:
9781452950631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681075.003.0004
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Chapter three examines prevalent practices of biodiversity conservation as biopolitics. Focusing on the UK, it explores how biodiversity conservation seeks to secure life through identifying, ... More


Childish Things

J. Allan Mitchell

in Becoming Human: The Matter of the Medieval Child

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689965
eISBN:
9781452949529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689965.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The second essay takes up both physical and literary examples of childish things. The anarchic forces of miniature matters are palpable even as such small-scale things articulate with human fantasy. ... More


Introduction: After the Anthropocene

Jamie Lorimer

in Wildlife in the Anthropocene: Conservation after Nature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816681075
eISBN:
9781452950631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681075.003.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

The introduction engages the Anthropocene, identifying the deficiencies in existing accounts before outlining the approach that is developed in the book. It sketches the theoretical framework before ... More


Wild Experiments: Rewilding Future Ecologies at the Oostvaardersplassen

Jamie Lorimer

in Wildlife in the Anthropocene: Conservation after Nature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816681075
eISBN:
9781452950631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681075.003.0006
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Chapter five compares conservation as composition with rewilding, an alternative model concerned with ecological processes. Through a critical examination of the use of large herbivores on a polder ... More


Bringing Wildlife to Market: Flagship Species, Lively Capital, and the Commodification of Interspecies Encounters

Jamie Lorimer

in Wildlife in the Anthropocene: Conservation after Nature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816681075
eISBN:
9781452950631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681075.003.0008
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Chapter seven develops the concept of nonhuman charisma to explore how encounters between people and wildlife are valued in conservation. It explores the commodification of charisma in captivity and ... More


Nonhuman Charisma: Counting Corncrakes and Learning to Be Affected in Multispecies Worlds

Jamie Lorimer

in Wildlife in the Anthropocene: Conservation after Nature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816681075
eISBN:
9781452950631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681075.003.0003
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Chapter two examines how conservationists come to know wildlife. It explore field science as processes of learning to be affected in which embodied, skilled practitioners tune into the world. It ... More


Conservation as Composition: Securing Premodern Ecologies in the Hebrides

Jamie Lorimer

in Wildlife in the Anthropocene: Conservation after Nature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816681075
eISBN:
9781452950631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681075.003.0005
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Chapter four examines a common mode of conservation biopolitics concerned with saving species from political and ecological change – or conservation as composition. It focuses on the conservation of ... More


Conclusion: Cosmopolitics for Wildlife

Jamie Lorimer

in Wildlife in the Anthropocene: Conservation after Nature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816681075
eISBN:
9781452950631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681075.003.0010
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

The conclusion summarizes the argument developed in the book to synthesize an approach to conservation after the Anthropocene. It then reflects on three significant challenges that face the model ... More


Becoming Human: The Matter of the Medieval Child

J. Allan Mitchell

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689965
eISBN:
9781452949529
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689965.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

A provocative historical inquiry into human becoming, this book consists of a set of idiosyncratic essays on embryology and infancy, play and games, manners, meals, and other messes. Inspecting a ... More


Jack London: An Adventurous Mind

Kenneth K. Brandt

in Jack London

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780746312964
eISBN:
9781789629156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780746312964.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter provides an overview of Jack London’s life and career and introduces the philosophical influences and literary contexts that shaped and influenced his work. The chapter discusses how ... More


Spaces for Wildlife: Alternative Topologies for Life in Novel Ecosystems

Jamie Lorimer

in Wildlife in the Anthropocene: Conservation after Nature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816681075
eISBN:
9781452950631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681075.003.0009
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Chapter eight explores questions of space. It traces the binary understanding of conservation territories that informs Nature conservation. Focusing on urban wildlife and recent enthusiasms for ... More


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