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for humanity's destruction.) Reflecting on this passage as a philosopher, I am led to two questions. What responsibility do philosophers bear as philosophers in "this world life-and-death struggle?" Second, what can philoso­ phers possibly do to benefit humanity and not increase the likelihood of

In: From the Eye of the Storm

show a value for the life of all living beings, animal organizations sometimes specifically problematize the killing and death of nonhu- man animals, not just their suffering. To promote saving life, COK names its main veg starter guide sections: “Saving Ourselves,” “Sav- ing Animals,” and “Saving

In: Framing Farming: Communication Strategies for Animal Rights

-transcendent values in society can help change more than just a specific behavior; they help change worldviews and peo- ple’s sense of self, hopefully motivating people to support causes on behalf of a wide variety of living beings (Crompton and Kasser 2009). When applied to vegan campaigns, this appeal to deeper

In: Framing Farming: Communication Strategies for Animal Rights

him by us the evil people.” Calling him a saint would be insulting. Whatever a saint does is with the unshakeable illusion that sometime and somewhere there will be a reward. However in the incred- ibly tormented life of Spyros, (decades in Akronauplia, Egina,2 islands, police stations, criminal

In: Cornelius Castoriadis and Radical Democracy

these remarks go too far. Dewey asserts that "he cannot admit that the incompatibility between individual human beings. and a community life marked by a diversity of voluntary groups representing different interests is Inherent." (The Philosophy of John Dewey, Vol. I of The Library o( Living

In: Political Dialogue

convenient food; belonging; life; naturalness; hones- ty; concern for fellow human beings; American populism and ac- countability of big business and government to the people; freedom; and American pride. In framing problems and motivating change, activists often used animal welfare ideology to achieve

In: Framing Farming: Communication Strategies for Animal Rights

social life. The challenges of creating workable democracies in the nations of the former Soviet bloc and in South Africa lend a new urgency to the problem of participation and power. So long as an all-powerful state existed, the tensions inherent in the ideal of democratic participation remained

In: Political Dialogue

societies outside this geographic region. If anything, we see the problems of legitimacy that we discuss as being even more acute in, for instance, the US and UK contexts in which the structural inequalities associated with and generated by the school system have a much more pervasive influence on the life

In: Liberal Democratic Education: A Paradigm in Crisis

protect farm animals from cruelty, inspire change in the way society views and treats farm animals, and promote compassion- ate vegan living” ( 2012). Farm Sanctuary is unique among my sample organizations because they are a rescue organiza- tion, and in fact that is how they got

In: Framing Farming: Communication Strategies for Animal Rights

Taylor : The best way to answer this question is to look at the way the pluralism challenge presents itself in the current situation. As a matter of fact, we are all living – I am talking here about democratic societies of the northwest – in societies that are characterized by a deep and dynamic

In: Charles Taylor