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An intellectual history of cannibalism

Author: Cătălin Avramescu
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the role of the cannibal in the arguments of philosophers, from the classical period to modern disputes about such issues as vegetarianism and the right to private property. This book tells  Read more...

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Avramescu, Cǎtǎlin, 1967-
Intellectual history of cannibalism.
Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2008030488
(OCoLC)236082335
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cătălin Avramescu
ISBN: 9781400833207 1400833205
OCLC Number: 758500421
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 350 pages) : illustrations
Contents: A Hobbesian life raft --
The tortures and fate of the body --
Creatures of evil --
The conquest of the savages --
The predicaments of identity --
A question of taste --
The anthropophagus in the city --
The agent of absolute cruelty.
Other Titles: Filozoful crud.
Responsibility: Cǎtǎlin Avramescu ; translated by Alistair Ian Blyth.

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