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Animal Kin

Louise Westling

in The Logos of the Living World: Merleau-Ponty, Animals, and Language

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823255658
eISBN:
9780823261208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823255658.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Beginning with attention to the anxious exploration of human relations with other animals and wildness in The Epic of Gilgamesh and Euripides’s Bacchae, this chapter engages the question of the ... More


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


Mass Extinction and Mass Slaughter: Biodiversity, Violence, and the Dangers of Domestication

Ursula K. Heise

in Imagining Extinction: The Cultural Meanings of Endangered Species

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226358024
eISBN:
9780226358338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226358338.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses intellectual and political tensions between biodiversity conservation and the animal welfare movement. Whereas both movements are centrally concerned with the welfare of ... More


Introduction

Wahida Khandker

in Philosophy, Animality and the Life Sciences

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748676774
eISBN:
9781474406468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676774.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The Introduction provides an overview of the book's proposed contribution to the field of critical animal studies in its exploration of the concepts of human and animal life, pathology, and process ... More


“Sex without All the Politics”?: Sexual Ethics and Human-Canine Relations

Chloë Taylor

in Pets and People: The Ethics of Companion Animals

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190456085
eISBN:
9780190456108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190456085.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Unlike most species of animals, dogs appear to be potentially consenting and enthusiastic participants in human-animal sexual relations. This has led utilitarian philosopher Peter Singer to argue ... More


Displacing Drug War Violence onto Nonhuman Imaginaries: Rereading Juan Pablo Villalobos’s Fiesta en la madriguera

Lucy Bollington (ed.)

in Latin American Culture and the Limits of the Human

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401490
eISBN:
9781683402169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401490.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter broaches the limits of the human from two entwined angles, examining the intersection of necropolitical violence and nonhuman animal tropes in Mexican author Juan Pablo Villalobos’s 2010 ... More


Urban Api-Ethnography: The Matter of Relations between Humans and Honeybees

Mary Kosut and Lisa Jean Moore

in Mattering: Feminism, Science, and Materialism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479833498
eISBN:
9781479842308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479833498.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In this chapter, we draw from our three-year multispecies ethnography of urban beekeeping conducted in New York City amidst bees and their human caretakers. Our fieldwork began with urban beekeepers, ... More


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