Organisms and Objectifications: A Historical-Materialist Inquiry into the 'Human and Animal'
Keywords:Marxist Ecology, Ecology, Marxism, Philosophy
AbstractThe anthropocentric tendency to view nature or the environment as everything that is not human obscures the productive processes that go on in "nature." But non-human animals are also the purposeful producers of their own worlds: they too engage in their own species-specific objectifying activity that transforms what is, from their perspective, nature; they too build worlds in their own bodily image.
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