Download PDF by Louisa Mackenzie,Stephanie Posthumus: French Thinking about Animals (The Animal Turn)

By Louisa Mackenzie,Stephanie Posthumus

Bringing jointly prime students from Belgium, Canada, France, and the U.S., French pondering Animals makes to be had for the 1st time to an Anglophone readership a wealthy number of interdisciplinary ways to the animal query in France. whereas the paintings of French thinkers comparable to Jacques Derrida, Gilles Deleuze, and Felix Guattari has been to be had in English for a few years, French wondering Animals opens up a much wider cross-cultural discussion inside animal reports. those unique essays, a lot of that have been translated in particular for this quantity, draw on anthropology, ethology, geography, background, criminal reviews, phenomenology, and philosophy to interrogate human-animal relationships. They discover the various ways that animals symbolize in French historical past, society, and highbrow heritage, illustrating the interesting new views being constructed concerning the animal query within the French-speaking international this present day. outfitted at the energy and variety of those contributions, French pondering Animals demonstrates the interdisciplinary and internationalism which are wanted if we are hoping to rework the interactions of people and nonhuman animals in modern society.

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