Anthropocentrism and the Continental Tradition: Calarco’s Zoographies. Matthew Calarco, Zoographies: The Question of the Animal from Heidegger to Derrida. Calarco (California State Univ., Fullerton) examines the question of the animal in major Continental thinkers like Heidegger, Levinas, Agamben, and Derrida. Matthew Calarco draws on ethological and evolutionary evidence and the work of Heidegger, who called for a radicalized responsibility toward all forms of life.
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Zoographies: The Question of the Animal from Heidegger to Derrida by Matthew Calarco
Olax rated it liked it Oct 01, Matthew Calarco – – Angelaki 7 2: Josh rated it liked it Sep 07, Overall rating No ratings yet 0. Theory of the Political Subject. Return to Book Calaarco. Christine Roth rated it really liked it Apr 04, Unlike Acampora’s Corporeal Compassion, Calarco really gets Agamben; unlike Leonard Lawlor’s This is Not Sufficient, Calarco is not so deep into the questions that he’s impossible to follow without the appropriate preparation hint for Lawlor: The Bounds zoographiess Reason.
Derrida begins with humankind’s pre-philosophical encounter with animals as fellow beings capable of suffering, embodied and “vulnerable” although this last description is problematic as it is, arguably, a continuation of humans’ desire to infantilize animals.
Levinas and the Cinema of Redemption. Michelle Westerlaken rated it really liked it Mar 29, Brown – – Philosophy and Rhetoric 47 4: He also turns to Levinas, who raised questions about the nature and scope of ethics; Agamben, who held the “anthropological machine” responsible for the horrors of the twentieth century; and Derrida, who initiated a nonanthropocentric ethics.
Zoographies: The Question of the Animal from Heidegger to Derrida
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See if you have enough points for this item. Jacques Derrida in Continental Philosophy. It helps to have a gras Calarco’s book is a mercifully clear and thoughtfully compiled series of essays on the ways Heidegger Levinas, Agamben, and Derrida approach “the question of the animal”.
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