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Ausgabe:

Januar/2016

Spalte:

93-95

Kategorie:

Philosophie, Religionsphilosophie

Autor/Hrsg.:

Deane-Drummond, Celia

Titel/Untertitel:

The Wisdom of the Liminal. Evolution and Other Animals in Human Becoming.

Verlag:

Grand Rapids u. a.: Wm. B. Eerdmans 2014. 358 S. Kart. US$ 35,00. ISBN 978-0-8028-6867-1.

Rezensent:

Lukas Ohly

Why to deal with gradual differences between humans and other animals? The catholic author Deane-Drummond focuses on two subjects: First she has the epistemic interest to combine theological anthropology with evolutionary knowledge (15). In the result she develops a gradual anthropology which puts human development in coevolution with animal’s (52). Second, D.-D. reveals an ethical emphasis to establish a coextensive relationship between humans and animals. Her investigation leads directly to ethical issues like freedom, justice and love. Actually this volume is not itself an ethical approach (3.13.30.280), and D.-D. rejects claims of animal rights movements (301.316 f.). On the other hand she points out that a theological anthropology entails ethical implications (303), and in ...


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