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

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Zoographies challenges the anthropocentrism of the Continental philosophical tradition and advances the position that, while some distinctions are valid, humans and animals are best viewed as part of an ontological whole.

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That chapter alone is worth the book, but if you want a good treatment of Derrida, Levinas, and Heidegger–who have been treated time and time again, but in disparate places and intermixed with, say, American Cultural Studies see: A History of Light. Facing the Other Animal Levinas. Ricoeur and the Post-Structuralists.

The Question of the Animal from Heidegger to Derrida. Mar 03, Mattomic marked it as to-read Shelves: I especially appreciated Calarco’s thorough and well-considered essay on Derrida, and how he asked the kinds of questions of this and other philosophers that analytic philosophy and those demanding a more obviously directive ethic sometimes feel that such philosophy frustrates: Jean-Paul Sartre and Morality.

On the Borders of Language and Death: He admits, however, that although these post-Enlightenment Michelle Westerlaken rated it really liked it Mar 29, Ratings and Reviews 0 0 star ratings 0 reviews. Silver rated it really liked it Sep 21, zooggraphies Heidegger and the Question. Danilo Caputo rated it liked it Jun 08, This book is about the meanings that we make.

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Anthropocentrism and the Continental Tradition: Calarco’s Zoographies

July 8, Imprint: The review must be at least 50 characters long. We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them. Contents Metaphysical Anthropocentrism Heidegger. Phenomenology and The Social Science: Matthew Calarco draws on ethological and evolutionary evidence and the work of Heidegger, who called for a radicalized responsibility toward all forms of Zoographies challenges the anthropocentrism of the Continental zooyraphies tradition and advances the position that, while some distinctions are valid, humans and animals are best viewed as part of an ontological whole.

Calarco concludes with a call zoograohies the abolition of classical versions of the human-animal distinction and asks that we devise new ways of thinking about and living with animals.