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Animalia AmericanaAnimal Representations and Biopolitical Subjectivity

Animalia Americana: Animal Representations and Biopolitical Subjectivity

Colleen Boggs

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161237
eISBN:
9780231531948
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161237.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book puts animal representation at the center of the making of the liberal American subject and argues that animals are critical to the ways in which Americans enact their humanity and regulate ... More

As Wide as the World Is WiseReinventing Philosophical Anthropology

As Wide as the World Is Wise: Reinventing Philosophical Anthropology

Michael Jackson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231178280
eISBN:
9780231541985
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178280.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Philosophy and anthropology have long debated questions of difference: rationality versus irrationality, abstraction versus concreteness, modern versus premodern. What if these disciplines instead ... More

Beating HeartsAbortion and Animal Rights

Beating Hearts: Abortion and Animal Rights

Sherry F. Colb and Michael C. Dorf

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231175142
eISBN:
9780231540957
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175142.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

How can someone who condemns hunting, animal farming, and animal experimentation also favor legal abortion, which is the deliberate destruction of a human fetus? The authors of Beating Hearts aim to ... More

Eat This BookA Carnivore's Manifesto

Eat This Book: A Carnivore's Manifesto

Dominique Lestel

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231172974
eISBN:
9780231541152
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172974.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

If we want to improve the treatment of animals, Dominique Lestel argues, we must acknowledge our evolutionary impulse to eat them and we must expand our worldview to see how others consume meat ... More

Ethical LonelinessThe Injustice of Not Being Heard

Ethical Loneliness: The Injustice of Not Being Heard

Jill Stauffer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171502
eISBN:
9780231538732
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171502.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Ethical loneliness is the experience of being abandoned by humanity, compounded by the cruelty of wrongs not being heard. It is the result of multiple lapses on the part of human beings and political ... More

Families of VirtueConfucian and Western Views on Childhood Development

Families of Virtue: Confucian and Western Views on Childhood Development

Erin Cline

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171557
eISBN:
9780231539043
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171557.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book sets out the critical role of the parent–child relationship in the moral development of infants and children. It builds on the work of thinkers and scientists—from ancient Greek and Chinese ... More

Finding Ourselves at the MoviesPhilosophy for a New Generation

Finding Ourselves at the Movies: Philosophy for a New Generation

Paul Kahn

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164382
eISBN:
9780231536028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164382.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book argues that philosophy must take up the fundamental concerns of love, death, justice, knowledge, and faith as they are found in contemporary culture. It demonstrates how this can be ... More

Happiness and GoodnessPhilosophical Reflections on Living Well

Happiness and Goodness: Philosophical Reflections on Living Well

Steven Cahn and Christine Vitrano

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231172400
eISBN:
9780231539364
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172400.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

How should we evaluate the success of each person's life? Countering the prevalent philosophical perspective on the subject, this book defends the view that our well-being is dependent not on ... More

Love and Forgiveness for a More Just World

Love and Forgiveness for a More Just World

Hent de Vries and Nils Schott (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231170222
eISBN:
9780231540124
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170222.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

One can love and not forgive or out of love decide not to forgive. Or one can forgive but not love, or choose to forgive but not love the ones forgiven. Love and forgiveness follow parallel and ... More

Love in the DarkPhilosophy by Another Name

Love in the Dark: Philosophy by Another Name

Diane Enns

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231178969
eISBN:
9780231542098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178969.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Intimate love opens us up to suffering, sacrifice, and loss. Is it always worth the risk? Consulting philosophers, writers, and poets who draw insights from material life, Diane Enns shines a light ... More

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