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CORE 002 SC - The Question of the Animal, Ancient and Contemporary


This course examines human interaction with non-human animals, focusing on two periods, mostly in the West: the ancient and the contemporary. Topics include: the “animal-industrial complex”; the conceptualizing of boundaries between human and animal in philosophy; literature and science; the visual representation of animals; the incorporation of animals in religious practice; and the enjoyment/exploitation of animals in zoos and gladiatorial spectacle.

Course Credit: 1.0


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