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    Journal of Animal Ethics (review)
    Journal of Animal Ethics 10 93-96. 2020.
    A review of Abbey-Anne Smith's book "Animals in Tillich's Philosophical Theology."
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    Paul Tillich (1886-1965) is generally considered the most original and influential Christian theologian of the 20th century. What's not as widely recognized, outside of academic circles, is his stature as a first-rate existentialist philosopher—in the lineage of Kierkegaard, Heidegger, Nietzsche, and Pascal. Few people have analyzed more areas of existence: from art and architecture to culture, science, economics, politics, technology, psychology, world religions (particularly Buddhism), history…Read more
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    Paul Tillich is generally considered the most original and influential theologian of the 20th century. Educated in the philosophical tradition of German Idealism, his experience on the front lines of World War I—where he watched many of his friends die—shattered his conservative intellectual upbringing. Emerging from the war, he embraced existentialism as a creative revolt against life’s destructive forces. With prescience, Tillich saw the early dangers of scientific materialism, religious funda…Read more
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    "A powerfully written work" —Dr. Peter Singer, Princeton University, author of "Animal Liberation" (1975) In this wide-ranging and accessible book, Yunt offers a brief survey of some of the most vital historical, scientific, philosophical, and even religious aspects of animal liberation. Making connections between sexism, racism, homophobia, and speciesism, he shows why nonhuman animals are the last group of sentient beings to gain rights, as well as how the movement to extend basic rights to th…Read more
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    This paper examines the lack of philosophical/moral clarity at the root of speciesism. Focusing on the many reasons animal rights deserves a closer look, it investigates such issues as animal experimentation, human diet, and what should be the foundation of our moral reasoning when dealing with human and nonhuman animal relationships.