By Dr. Geoffrey Dierckxsens,Rudmer Bijlsma,Michael Begun,Thomas Kiefer
While the chapters straddle the limits of historical-philosophical and systematic, continental and analytic ways, their thematic cohesion knits them jointly, providing a wealthy, huge, and but cohesive point of view. the 1st a part of the publication bargains basic explorations of the relation among animal and human nature, and of the concomitant existential and moral dimensions of this dating. The chapters within the moment half deal with an analogous subject matter, yet, in so doing, specialize in particular features of animal and human nature: mind's eye, politics, background, feel, finitude, and science
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The Animal Inside: Essays at the Intersection of Philosophical Anthropology and Animal Studies by Dr. Geoffrey Dierckxsens,Rudmer Bijlsma,Michael Begun,Thomas Kiefer