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On the Authenticity of De-extinct Organisms, and the Genesis Argument
Are the methods of synthetic biology capable of recreating authentic living members of an extinct species? An analogy with the restoration of destroyed natural landscapes suggests not. The restored version of a natural ...
Interspecies Care in a Hybrid Institution
(Rachel Carson Center, 2017)
Piers Locke challenges the presuppositions of an anthropological education delimited in narrowly humanist-cultural terms. Recognizing elephants as moral actors in the institutional space of the elephant stable, he reconceives ...
Elephants as Persons, Affective Apprenticeship, and Fieldwork with Nonhuman Informants in Nepal
In this account of interspecies intimacy in the enclaved institution of the Nepali elephant stable, I explore not-just-human figurations of personhood and argue for the methodological inclusion of nonhuman informants as ...
Report on:Deleuze Beyond Badiou:Ontology, Multiplicity and Event Clayton Crockett
(University of Canterbury. School of Language, Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Sociology, 2011)
(University of Canterbury. School of Humanities and Creative ArtsUniversity of Canterbury. Philosophy, 2016)
Science Fiction and the Contest of Ideology
(University of Canterbury. School of HumanitiesUniversity of Canterbury. Bridging Programmes, 2010)
Even a cursory study of Science Fiction texts reveals it to be a field ripe with ideological contest. With its speculative nature, Science Fiction is particularly suited to discussion of different social, political and ...
'Club versus country' in rugby union: tensions in an exceptional New Zealand system
(University of Canterbury. School of Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Sociology, 2010)
In contrast to the global reach and popularity of the association game, rugby union enjoys the position of being the national sport of New Zealand. This position is sustained by an exceptional model of governance with ...
Hans-Georg Gadamer's philosophical hermeneutics and journalism research
(University of Canterbury. School of Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Media and Communication and Journalism, 2009)
The philosophical hermeneutics of German phenomenologist Hans-Georg Gadamer (1900-2002) is rarely cited in journalism studies, although it is better known in the fields of history, literary study and classical philology. ...