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Tuesday, January 17 2012

It's Hard (Not) to Be Human: 'What It Means to Be Human: Reflections from 1791 to the Present'

If in the past few decades, humanist inquiry has examined the disfranchisement of women, non-white populations and non-heterosexual individuals, the last few years have witnessed a significant shift in focus to subjects that have traditionally been described as non-human: automata and objects, for instance, and as here, animals.


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