Journals Higher Education



31 August 2014

200 Pages | 200 illustrations

9.21 x 6.14 inches

ISBN: 9780748676774

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Philosophy, Animality and the Life Sciences

First Edition

Wahida Khandker

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Crosscurrents EUP

  • Looks at the assumptions underpinning debates about science and animals
  • Analyses the relation between the purpose and limitations of research in the life sciences and the concepts of animality and organic life that they have historically employed
  • Explores the significance of key thinkers such as Bergson, Canguilhem, Foucault and Haraway, and provides an accessible study of the complex and difficult writings of Alfred North Whitehead