An Introduction to Animals and Political Theory is a 2010 textb... - dofaq.com
an introduction to animals and political theory

An Introduction to Animals and Political Theory is a 2010 textb...

wikipedia - 20 Sep 2016
An Introduction to Animals and Political Theory is a 2010 textbook by the British political theorist Alasdair Cochrane. It is the first book in the publisher Palgrave Macmillan's Animal Ethics Series, edited by Andrew Linzey and Priscilla Cohn. Cochrane's book examines five schools of political theory—utilitarianism, liberalism, communitarianism, Marxism and feminism—and their respective relationships with questions concerning animal rights and the political status of (non-human) animals. Cochrane co
an introduction to animals and political theory

The Long Ecological Revolution

Monthly Review - 01 Nov 2017
Recent years have brought these issues renewed relevance, with the climate crisis and the introduction of the Anthropocene as a scientific classification of the changed human relation to the planet. The Anthropocene is commonly defined within ...
an introduction to animals and political theory

Darwinian Sexual Selection and the Politics of Beauty

lareviewofbooks - 02 Oct 2017
“[W]e will discover that reproductive freedom of choice is not merely a political ideology invented by modern suffragettes and feminists,” writes Prum in the introduction. “Freedom of choice matters to animals, too.” This is a ...
an introduction to animals and political theory

Therapy animals are everywhere, but proof that they help is not

Chicago Tribune - 03 Jul 2017
Earlier this year in the Journal of Applied Developmental Science, an introduction to a series of articles on "animal-assisted intervention" said research into its efficacy "remains in its infancy." A recent literature review by Molly Crossman ...
an introduction to animals and political theory

Ecological Ethics by Patrick Curry

Philosophy Now - 22 Sep 2017
In Ecological Ethics Patrick Curry explores different moral theories from a naturalist standpoint: anthropocentric, ecocentric, biocentric, feminist, pluralist, pragmatist, and political. ...
an introduction to animals and political theory

Bernie Sanders Makes His Pitch for Single Payer

The Atlantic - 13 Sep 2017
With Republicans in control of Congress, single payer won't pass, but supporters hope the legislation will increase public support, and political will, for an idea that has long been considered a long-shot liberal dream in the United States. ...
an introduction to animals and political theory

More than Animals

Commonweal - 10 May 2017
“We human beings are animals, governed by the laws of biology.” So begins Roger Scruton's new book, based on his Test Memorial Lectures at Princeton. This opening sentence could as well have begun a book on human nature by a materialist philosopher ...
an introduction to animals and political theory

Invisible Manipulators of Your Mind

The New York Review of Books - 31 Mar 2017
The most influential of Kahneman and Tversky's discoveries, however, is “prospect theory,” since this has provided the most important basis of the “biases and heuristics” approach of the new behavioral sciences. They looked at the way in which people ...
an introduction to animals and political theory

Book Review: Theory of the Border by Thomas Nail

USAPP American Politics and Policy (blog) - 05 Feb 2017
While this wide-ranging book offers less a theory of the border than a taxonomy based on historical, largely European border regimes, Alex Sager nonetheless welcomes it as an ambitious, rich and suggestive work that has much to offer political theories ...
an introduction to animals and political theory

The World Without Us

Slate Magazine - 26 Jul 2017
“The world is entering an age of ecological collapse, material contraction, and social and political unravelling,” the network of writers, artists, and thinkers called the Dark Mountain Project believe. “We want our cultural responses to reflect this ...
an introduction to animals and political theory

The Meaning of Work in a Sustainable Society

Monthly Review - 01 Sep 2017
Yet it remains true, as German economist Steffen Rätzel observed in 2009, that at bottom “work,” in neoclassical theory, “is seen as a bad necessary to create income for consumption” (italics added). This conception of work, ...
an introduction to animals and political theory

Rousseau on human evolution: vindicated by modern science

Washington Post - 03 Jan 2017
This is the second post about my recently published book, “Rousseau's Rejuvenation of Political Philosophy: A New Introduction (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016).” The deepest root of Jean-Jacques Rousseau's opposition to Enlightenment political thought can be ...
an introduction to animals and political theory

How to Be a Know-It-All

The New Yorker - 09 Oct 2017
I learned this fact about myself (and you) from one of the more unlikely books I lately committed to reading: “Teeth: A Very Short Introduction,” by Peter S. Ungar, a professor of anthropology at the University of Arkansas. Like its subject ...
an introduction to animals and political theory

A Journey to the Center of Modern Hollow Earth Theory

VICE - 18 Jul 2017
The theories range, but a typical description of what modern-day hollow Earth theorists believe is that the interior of Earth consists of multiple environments that are punctuated with exotic and extinct animals, and, sometimes, aliens. In many of the ...

What's New