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Interspecies ethics

Author: Cynthia Willett
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, [2014]
Series: Critical perspectives on animals.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Interspecies Ethics explores animals' vast capacity for agency, justice, solidarity, humor, and communication across species.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cynthia Willett
ISBN: 9780231167765 0231167768 9780231167772 0231167776
Language Note: Text in English.
OCLC Number: 876466203
Description: viii, 220 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: New ideals of belonging and Africana origins of interspecies living --
Can the animal subaltern laugh? Neoliberal inversions, cross-species solidarities, and other challenges to human exceptionalism with Julie Willett --
Paleolithic ethics : ethics' evolution from play, the interspecies community selection hypothesis, and anarchic communitarianism --
Affect attunement : discourse ethics across species --
Water and wing give wonder : meditations on cosmopolitan peace --
Reflections : a model and a vision of ethical life --
Coda; or, The song of the dog-man : mourning in J.M. Coetzee's Disgrace.
Series Title: Critical perspectives on animals.
Responsibility: Cynthia Willett.
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Interspecies Ethics is philosophy's St. Crispin's speech for creating a new compact with our animal kin. Cynthia Willett's book is a must read for anyone and everyone committed to putting the Read more...

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