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discussion, 1 I propose to address a limit to what is available to human imagination by explaining why reflections on the nature of mimesis, a technique of non-biological reproduction, ought to address both the empirical event of infanticide and the more general arche-violence of the infanticidal, which

In: Imagination and Art: Explorations in Contemporary Theory

1. Introduction Infanticide is the killing of young animals by a conspecific (Palombit, 2015). Male and female mammals of many species are known to kill conspecific offspring, and the costs and benefits of such behaviour vary across mammalian social and mating systems (Lukas & Huchard, 2014

In: Behaviour
Author: J. Monballyu

‘because she did not know what she was doing then’. Pleading a temporary frenzy at the time of her delivery did not help Joanna Verplancke. On September 22, 1820, the judges of the Court of Assizes of West Flanders, sitting in Bruges, found her guilty of infanticide and sentenced her to the death penalty

In: Tijdschrift voor Rechtsgeschiedenis / Revue d'histoire du droit / The Legal History Review

GROUP ENCOUNTERS IN WILD GIBBONS (HYLOBATES LAR): AGONISM, AFFILIATION, AND THE CONCEPT OF INFANTICIDE by ULRICH REICHARD1) and VOLKER SOMMER 2,3,4) (1Center for Conservation Biology, Mahidol University, Rama VI Road, Bangkok 10400, Thailand; 2Department of Anthropology, University College

In: Behaviour
Author: Laura Hynes

birth, with fewer females born as second or third children to families who have yet to have a boy. 3 This week, the United Nations Population Fund said that some 25,000 expected baby girls went “missing”—were not carried to term—in Vietnam last year. 4 In today’s society, infanticide is an act of

In: Journal of Early Modern History
Authors: Anja Repnik and Janko Skok

1. Introduction Infanticide is a widespread phenomenon in mammals (e.g., Hrdy, 1979; Hrdy et al., 1994; Ebensperger & Blumstein, 2008; Palombit, 2015). However, evidence is limited in some mammalian taxa, such as even-toed ungulates, particularly cervids. To date, there are only three