The human-animal boundary : exploring the line in philosophy and fiction /

The Human-Animal Boundary shifts the traditional anthropocentric focus of philosophy and literature by combining the question "what is human?" with the question "what is animal?" The objective is to expand the imaginative scope of human-animal relationships by combining perspecti...

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Other Authors: Batra, Nandita (Editor), Wenning, Mario, 1978- (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Lanham : Lexington Books, [2018]
Series:Ecocritical theory and practice.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Intro; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I. CONTESTING EXCEPTIONALISM; Ch01. Bridging the Abyss; Ch02. Ramayana's Hanuman-Animal, Human, or Divine?; C03. Aesop; Part II. Representing the Human-Animal Boundary; Ch04. "Zones of Non-Knowledge"; Ch05. The Avoidance of Moral Responsibility toward Animals; Ch06. The Cattle in the Long Cedar Springs Draw; Ch07. Rewriting the Human-Animal Divide; Ch08. Milton's Elephant; Part III. RE-SITUATING THE HUMAN-ANIMAL BOUNDARY; Ch09. The Moral Duties of Dolphins; Ch10. Great Apes and Lesser Humans; Ch11. The Empress and the Beast
  • Ch12. A Bestiary for the AnthropoceneIndex; About the Contributors