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Prism (2019) 16 (1): 115–135.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Ban Wang Abstract Contemporary environmental crises have their origin in the anthropocentric view of humans as separable from and superior to the natural world. Anthropocentrism also marks the realist author of modern Chinese fiction. Departing from that human-centered view, Shen Congwen's work...
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Prism (2019) 16 (2): 320–345.
Published: 01 October 2019
... things” ( wanwu 萬物). In this essay, the author examines distinct ways in which fictional writers imagine relational dynamics between humans, nonhuman animals, regional ecosystems, and the cosmos to theorize ecology as method. Ecology as method works to radically decenter anthropocentric understandings...
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Prism (2020) 17 (2): 244–263.
Published: 01 October 2020
... transition took place in the past decade and was marked by the rise of an ecocritical trend and a stronger collaboration between arts and activism. The urgencies to go beyond the anthropocentric perspective and to highlight the interconnectedness of the human and nonhuman worlds can be seen in the 2018...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 271–284.
Published: 01 March 2021
... and nature. He marvels: In a matter of days, and with incredible speed, the virus has forced us all, willingly or not, to take upon ourselves . . . the destiny of the global community, and, what is more, the destiny of the community of man with nature. Our culturalist and anthropocentric prejudice...
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Prism (2019) 16 (2): 211–220.
Published: 01 October 2019
... these indigenous perspectives suggest the possibility of a radically non-anthropocentric ecological ontology, wherein humanity is simply one element among many. Next Lorraine Wong turns to a rather different form of anti-anthropomorphism, in the form of cannibalism. In particular Wong considers a recent Hong...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 235–243.
Published: 01 March 2021
... utilitarian animal ethics had proposed that a critique of racism (and particularly the prioritization of whites over nonwhites) was foundational to a broader critique of speciesism (and particularly the anthropocentric prioritization of humans over nonhuman animals), more recent animal studies scholarship has...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 244–255.
Published: 01 March 2021
... of race to species, Claire Jean Kim in fact argues that animals are regularly pitted against African Americans in US public culture, reifying the analogy between race and species in ways that both protect anthropocentric assumptions about species and promulgate anti-Black sentiment. 10 If Singer...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 210–234.
Published: 01 March 2021
... and military power disturbingly resembles Japanese imperialism, which was fueled by the so-called pan-Asianism that asserts Japan as the “liberator,” leader, and sole representative of Asia to end Western domination. It also embodies an anthropocentric arrogance that assumes humans are capable of solving all...