Animal Agribusiness and the Pre-posthuman Condition
作者: Steven Smith
刊名: The International Journal of the Humanities: Annual Review, 2016, Vol.14 (1), pp.13-26
来源数据库: Common Ground Research Networks
DOI: 10.18848/1447-9508/CGP/13-26
关键词: PosthumanCorporate PersonhoodBioethicsFactory FarmingTechnology
原始语种摘要: This article examines the relationship between humans and nature by focusing on animals and bioethics, and technology’s role in this equation using the “posthuman” literary theory. While notable theorists (Donna Haraway, Cary Wolfe, and Karen Barad) have explored bioethics in a posthuman light, this research builds upon the idea that technology undermines animal rights and affects our moral species. This research begins by providing a brief history of bioethics and the introduction of technology within farming. From there, I explore the effects that technology had in the latter half of the nineteenth century, such as the use of transgenics. I then recontextualize the more “traditional” definition of posthumanism, and instead argue that the present human condition is “pre-posthuman”...
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  • bioethics 生命伦理学
  • justify 证们正当的
  • brief 简略
  • within 在以内
  • argue 证明
  • providing 只要
  • technology 工艺
  • society 组合
  • farming 农事
  • grounded 接地的