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The Animal Turn and Buddhist World-Making - ARL500107
Anglický název: The Animal Turn and Buddhist World-Making
Zajišťuje: Ústav filosofie a religionistiky (21-UFAR)
Fakulta: Filozofická fakulta
Platnost: od 2018
Semestr: letní
Body: 0
E-Kredity: 6
Způsob provedení zkoušky: letní s.:
Rozsah, examinace: letní s.:0/2 Zk [hodiny/týden]
Počet míst: neurčen / neurčen (14)
Minimální obsazenost: neomezen
Stav předmětu: nevyučován
Jazyk výuky: angličtina
Způsob výuky: prezenční
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Další informace: https://dl1.cuni.cz/course/view.php?id=5890
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Garant: Mgr. Milan Kroulík
Třída: A – Mezioborová nabídka VP: Filosofie, náboženství
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Anotace - angličtina
Poslední úprava: Mgr. Milan Kroulík (25.01.2018)
The so-called Animal Turn describes the increasing interest in human-animal relations that has characterized scholarship in recent years. Among the most influential strands in its formation are French theory, science studies and the anthropology of small-scale societies. The aim of this course is to give an introduction into this field from the point of view of critical religious studies and to expand the questions that arise into the field of Buddhist studies. To theoretically engage the way Buddhists make worlds, materials will be drawn above all from Thai Buddhist sources. The sources will be ethnographic, historical and philosophical.

Some knowledge in contemporary critical theory is of advantage but not necessary. In case of excessive enrollment, preference will be given to religious studies students.

Active participation in class discussions will be the basis for graded evaluation. After the end of the semester there will be an oral examination for which you will have to write an abstract (as if for a conference) on the seminar theme. Further specifications will follow in class.
Literatura - angličtina
Poslední úprava: Mgr. Milan Kroulík (25.01.2018)

Animal Turn

Despret, Vinciane. What Would Animals Say If We Asked the Right Questions? Translated by Brett Buchanan. 1 edition. Minneapolis: Univ Of Minnesota Press, 2016.

Haraway, Donna J. Primate Visions: Gender, Race, and Nature in the World of Modern Science. 1 edition. New York: Routledge, 1990.

Manning, Aubrey, and James Serpell. Animals and Human Society: Changing Perspectives. 1 edition. London: Routledge, 2011.

Waldau, Paul, and Kimberley Christine Patton, eds. A Communion of Subjects: Animals in Religion, Science, and Ethics. New York: Columbia University Press, 2009.

 

Buddhist Worlds

Blok, A. and Jensen, C. B. "Techno-animism in Japan: Shinto cosmograms, actor-network theory, and the enabling powers of non-human agencies" Theory, Culture & Society 30, no 2. (2013): 84–115.

Esterik, Penny Van. Materializing Thailand. Oxford: Bloomsbury Academic, 2000.

Isager, Lotte, and Søren Ivarsson. “Contesting Landscapes in Thailand: Tree Ordination as Counter-Territorialization.” Critical Asian Studies 34, no. 3 (2002): 395–417.

Jeong, Seung-hoon. “A Global Cinematic Zone of Animal and Technology.” Angelaki 18, no 1. (2013): 139–57.

Kamala, Tiyavanich. Forest Recollections: Wandering Monks in Twentieth-Century Thailand. 1st edition. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1997.

Langford, Jean M. “Wilder Powers: Morality and Animality in Tales of War and Terror.” HAU: Journal of Ethnographic Theory 3, no. 3 (2013): 223–44.

 
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