Entangled Empathy: An Alternative Ethic for Our Relationships with Animals

Lori Gruen

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Entangled Empathy: An Alternative Ethic for Our Relationships with Animals

Entangled Empathy: An Alternative Ethic for Our Relationships with Animals By Lori Gruen Entangled Empathy An Alternative Ethic for Our Relationships with Animals In Entangled Empathy scholar and activist Lori Gruen argues that rather than focusing on animal rights we ought to work to make our relationships with animals right by empathetically responding to t

  • Title: Entangled Empathy: An Alternative Ethic for Our Relationships with Animals
  • Author: Lori Gruen
  • ISBN: 9781590564875
  • Page: 340
  • Format: Paperback
  • Entangled Empathy: An Alternative Ethic for Our Relationships with Animals By Lori Gruen In Entangled Empathy, scholar and activist Lori Gruen argues that rather than focusing on animal rights, we ought to work to make our relationships with animals right by empathetically responding to their needs, interests, desires, vulnerabilities, hopes, and unique perspectives Pointing out that we are already entangled in complex and life altering relationships with oIn Entangled Empathy, scholar and activist Lori Gruen argues that rather than focusing on animal rights, we ought to work to make our relationships with animals right by empathetically responding to their needs, interests, desires, vulnerabilities, hopes, and unique perspectives Pointing out that we are already entangled in complex and life altering relationships with other animals, Gruen guides readers through a new way of thinking about and practicing animal ethics.Gruen describes entangled empathy as a type of caring perception focused on attending to another s experience of well being It is an experiential process involving a blend of emotion and cognition in which we recognize we are in relationships with others and are called upon to be responsive and responsible in these relationships by attending to another When we engage in entangled empathy we are transformed and in that transformation we can imagine less violent, meaningful ways of being together.
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    1. Martin Rowe on said:

      I m the editor and publisher of this book, and I couldn t be delighted to welcome Lori Gruen to Lantern I ve been immersed in the philosophy of animal rights for many years, and I ve always been a little distrustful of one size fits all systematic theories that aim to offer expansive general principles that explain all situations We should be especially wary of such theories when it comes to nonhuman animals, given that we re always interacting with different nonhuman animals in different ways [...]

    2. Bianca on said:

      Added this to my FYS this fall As promised, Gruen provides an alternative way to think about human animals relationships Engaging and accessible, this book also provides a good introduction to the uses and limits of some traditional approaches to ethics.

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