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The death of the animal : a dialogue, Paola Cavalieri ; foreword by Peter Singer

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The death of the animal : a dialogue
Title
The death of the animal
Title remainder
a dialogue
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Paola Cavalieri ; foreword by Peter Singer
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eng
Summary
While moral perfectionists rank conscious beings according to their cognitive abilities, Paola Cavalieri launches a more inclusive defense of all forms of subjectivity. In concert with Peter Singer, J.M. Coetzee, Harlan B. Miller, and other leading animal studies scholars, she expands our understanding of the nonhuman in such a way that the derogatory category of ""the animal"" becomes meaningless. In so doing, she presents a nonhierachical approach to ethics that better respects the value of the conscious self. Cavalieri opens with a dialogue between two imagined philosophers
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The death of the animal : a dialogue, Paola Cavalieri ; foreword by Peter Singer
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The death of the animal : a dialogue, Paola Cavalieri ; foreword by Peter Singer
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7312/cava14544
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 139-149)
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Humanist and posthumanist antispeciesism / Cary Wolfe -- No escape / Harlan B. MIller -- Toward an agnostic animal ethics / Matthew Calarco -- Comments on Paola Cavalieri, "A dialogue on perfectionism" ; Notes on issues raised by Matthew Calarco / John M. Coetzee -- Pushing things forward / Paola Cavalieri -- Distracting difficulties / Harlan B. Miller -- On appetite, the right to life, and rational ethics / John M. Coetzee -- "On a certain blindness in human beings" / Carly Wolfe -- Between life and rights / Matthew Calarco
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Extent
1 online resource (xii, 149 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231518239
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
EB00639830
Specific material designation
remote

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