Tag Archives: vegetarianism

Heidegger, Hypocrisy, and a Ruse of Rhetoric

In Levinas, Kant, Animals, and Anthropomorphisms, it was noted that, with regards to non-human animals, Levinas essentially contradicts Kant when Levinas states that “the ethical extends to all living things” whereas Kant insists that “Man can … have no duty … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics, Morality, Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Religion | Tagged , , , , , | 6 Comments

Levinas, Kant, Animals, and Anthropomorphisms

(Continued from Ethical Responsibility and Non-Human Animals) In The Name of a Dog,1 Levinas says about the “wandering dog” who entered [the prisoners’] lives” “for a few short weeks, before the sentinels chased him away” that: He survived in some … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics, Morality, Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Politics, Religion | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments