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  • Animal Automata and Living Machines in Literature and Philosophy

    Robots, Replicants, and Companion Species

    By Mark Paterson

    This book offers a protohistory of human-machine relations in literature and philosophy, focused on automata, robots, and the imaginary — and imagery — of animated nonhuman objects. Each chapter offers a distinct historical-philosophical epoch within human-machine thinking, and successively unfolds…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 
    Routledge
    Perspectives on the Non-Human in Literature and Culture

  • Humans and Other Animals in Eighteenth-Century British Culture

    Representation, Hybridity, Ethics

    Edited by Frank Palmeri

    Combining historical and interpretive work, this collection examines changing perceptions of and relations between human and nonhuman animals in Britain over the long eighteenth century. Persistent questions concern modes of representing animals and animal-human hybrids, as well as the ethical…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • New Moral Natures in Tourism

    Edited by Bryan S. R. Grimwood, Kellee Caton, Lisa Cooke

    How do we understand human-nature relationships in tourism, or determine the consequences of these relationships to be "good", "bad", "right", "wrong", "fair", or "just"? What theoretical and philosophical perspectives can usefully orient us in the production and consumption of tourism towards…

    Hardback – 2018-04-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in the Ethics of Tourism Series

  • Animals and Misanthropy

    By David E. Cooper

    This engaging volume explores and defends the claim that misanthropy is a justified attitude towards humankind in the light of how human beings both compare with and treat animals. Reflection on differences between humans and animals helps to confirm the misanthropic verdict, while reflection on…

    Paperback – 2018-03-20 
    Routledge

  • Vegetarianism and Animal Ethics in Contemporary Buddhism

    By James Stewart

    Buddhism is widely known to advocate a stance of total pacifism towards all sentient beings, and because of this, it is often thought that Buddhist doctrine would stipulate that non-violent food practices, such as vegetarianism, be mandatory. However, the Pāli source materials do not encourage…

    Paperback – 2018-02-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • Animals, Food and Tourism

    Edited by Carol Kline

    Food is routinely given attention in tourism research as a motivator of travel. Regardless of whether tourists travel with a primary motivation for experiencing local food, eating is required during their trip. This book encompasses an interdisciplinary discussion of animals as a source of food…

    Hardback – 2018-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in the Ethics of Tourism Series

  • Tourism Experiences and Animal Consumption

    Contested Values, Morality and Ethics

    Edited by Carol Kline

    This book provides an interdisciplinary discussion of animals as a source of food within the context of tourism. It focuses on a range of ethical issues associated with the production and consumption of animal foods, highlighting the different ways in which animals are valued and utilised within…

    Hardback – 2018-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in the Ethics of Tourism Series

  • Wittgenstein and Naturalism

    Edited by Kevin M. Cahill, Thomas Raleigh

    Wittgenstein was centrally concerned with the puzzling nature of the mind, mathematics, morality and modality. He also developed innovative views about the status and methodology of philosophy and was explicitly opposed to crudely "scientistic" worldviews. His later thought has thus often been…

    Hardback – 2018-01-25 
    Routledge
    Wittgenstein's Thought and Legacy

  • Philosophy of Nature

    Rethinking naturalness

    By Svein Anders Noer Lie

    The concept of naturalness has largely disappeared from the academic discourse in general but also the particular field of environmental studies. This book is about naturalness in general – about why the idea of naturalness has been abandoned in modern academic discourse, why it is important to…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge

  • The Meaning of Horses

    Biosocial Encounters

    Edited by Dona Davis, Anita Maurstad

    The Meaning of Horses: Biosocial Encounters examines some of the engagements or entanglements that link the lived experiences of human and non-human animals. The contributors discuss horse-human relationships in multiple contexts, times and places, highlighting variations in the meaning of horses…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20
    Routledge

  • Sensibility in the Early Modern Era

    From living machines to affective morality

    Edited by Anik Waldow

    Sensibility in the Early Modern Era investigates how the early modern characterisation of sensibility as a natural property of the body could give way to complex considerations about the importance of affect in morality. What underlies this understanding of sensibility is the attempt to fuse…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge

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