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Animal Rights and Human Limitations

Mary Anne Warren

in Moral Status: Obligations to Persons and Other Living Things

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198250401
eISBN:
9780191681295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198250401.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses the moral status of nonhuman animals. It argues that theories of moral status based solely upon intrinsic properties imply that we must condemn as irrational all such ... More


Reinventing the masque: Shirley’s and Davenant’s protectorate entertainments

Rachel Willie

in Staging the Revolution: Drama, reinvention and history, 1647-72

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719087639
eISBN:
9781526104052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087639.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Although the theatres officially remained closed between 1642 and 1660, from 1656, William Davenant staged entertainments, first at his home in Rutland House, then at the Cockpit theatre in Drury ... More


Ethics and the World without Others

Eleanor Kaufman

in Deleuze and Ethics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748641178
eISBN:
9780748671731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641178.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Deleuze's 1967 essay ‘Coldness and Cruelty’ first appeared in the context of a work devoted to Leopold von Sacher–Masoch and featuring the latter's Venus in Furs, yet it nonetheless brings a ... More


‘The Only Monsters here are the Filmmakers’: Animal cruelty and death in Italian Cannibal Films

Mark Bernard

in Italian Horror Cinema

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780748693528
eISBN:
9781474421997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693528.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Many contemporary horror filmmakers pride themselves on violating taboos in their films, especially taboos concerning violence. However, there is a line that even many of the most hardened filmmakers ... More


Polybius

Lisa Irene Hau

in Moral History from Herodotus to Diodorus Siculus

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474411073
eISBN:
9781474422048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411073.003.0002
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter offers a thorough analysis of the moral-didactic lessons and moralising techniques of Polybius. It finds that practical, political, and moral didacticism are confluent in his Histories, ... More


Diodorus Siculus

Lisa Irene Hau

in Moral History from Herodotus to Diodorus Siculus

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474411073
eISBN:
9781474422048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411073.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter begins with a brief discussion of the Diodorus source problem and its bearing on the argument. It then offers a thorough analysis of the moral-didactic lessons and moralising techniques ... More


Custom

Robert Colls

in This Sporting Life: Sport and Liberty in England, 1760-1960

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198208334
eISBN:
9780191874543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198208334.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Chapter 4 looks at ‘custom’ from the point of view of the Poor who by and large saw it as a vital part of who they were and where they lived. Between 1833 and 1840 the National Society for the ... More


Introduction: The Legend of Mary Ellen Wilson

in The Rights of the Defenseless: Protecting Animals and Children in Gilded Age America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226652016
eISBN:
9780226652023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226652023.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about the history of child protection in the U.S. during the Gilded Age. It describes the case of Mary Ellen Wilson, a child ... More


Sovereignty and Cruelty: Self-Affirmation, Self-Dissolution, and the Bataillean Subject

Stephen S. Bush

in Negative Ecstasies: Georges Bataille and the Study of Religion

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823265190
eISBN:
9780823266890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265190.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Two problems confront the attempt to develop an ethical perspective from Georges Bataille’s writings. First, he employs representations of cruelty frequently, and he seems to think there is some ... More


Status dogs: myth or menace?

Simon Harding

in Unleashed: The phenomena of status dogs and weapon dogs

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447300274
eISBN:
9781447307594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300274.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter provides a definition of status dog; a term first identified in 2007. Media roles are addressed and consideration given to the concept of moral panic. This is also reviewed in terms of ... More


Animals, Circus, and the State

Nisha P R

in Jumbos and Jumping Devils: A Social History of Indian Circus

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780199496709
eISBN:
9780190992088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199496709.003.0003
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

Wild animals have always been an indispensable part of circus around the world. This chapter traces their trajectory from the ‘wild’ to the ‘submissive’. It also discusses in detail the attitudes of ... More


Political Captivity

Lauren Gazzola

in The Ethics of Captivity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199977994
eISBN:
9780199375172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977994.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

This chapter discusses one aspect of one person’s experience in a US federal prison. The author is an animal rights activist imprisoned as a result of her participation in the antivivisection Stop ... More


Signalling through the Flames

Helen Slaney

in The Senecan Aesthetic: A Performance History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198736769
eISBN:
9780191800412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198736769.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Shelley’s 1819 tragedy The Cenci displays a number of Senecan affiliations on the verbal, dramaturgical, and thematic levels. Most obviously, Shelley uses the senecan technique of applying densely ... More


Animal Farms, Animal Activism: The Emergence of Factory Farms and Its Opposition

F. Bailey Norwood and Jayson L. Lusk

in Compassion, by the Pound: The Economics of Farm Animal Welfare

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199551163
eISBN:
9780191808593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199551163.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter discuses animal activism. Animal activism has been around since the nineteenth century when the actions of powerful interest groups enforced the first modern animal welfare laws. Sir ... More


Maternal and offspring mental health: From bench to bedside

Susan Pawlby and Deborah Sharp

in Perinatal Psychiatry: The legacy of Channi Kumar

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199676859
eISBN:
9780191918346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199676859.003.0016
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

Translational research has become one of the key concepts of medical science in the 21st century, with academics and clinicians coming together in a joint effort to bring findings from basic ... More


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