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animalism

the doctrine or belief that man lacks a spiritual nature
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One pervasive question the essays raise is what exactly animalism implies.
His entry into the room where all (neighbors, relatives and the dreaded/ loved Baron) are looking at Nina's dead body, is for me a real Kafkaesque tribute to the insensitivity of the "civilized" in relation to common humanity, close to a revolting/monstrous animalism (19).
Mill, also lacking this vision, fell easy victim to his neatly phrased animalism that denied the spiritual and creative powers of a contractually related and thus spiritually emerging, as against a politically dominated and coercively regulated, mankind.
9) That spirit, the "brawn" of Leaves of Grass, he wrote in 1876, is a sense of the life, as it should be, of flesh and blood, and physical urge, and animalism.
He has published extensively on the relationship between animalism, minimalism and impressionism, culminating in his most recent book, The Crack in the Comic Ache.
The naked body exposed to public gaze is often discussed as indicative of animalism, criminality, debauchery, chaos, transgression, deviance, hypersexual perversion, erotic oases, or incivility (Andriotis 2010; Barcan 2001; Cover 2003; Daley 2005).
Reports of the bodies of non-'white' people in the colonial era also frequently emphasised the animalism of their subjects.
Her philosophy, Lewis reveals in a note, is "[t]he bad semierotic kind of Romanticism-halfway between mere animalism and a real form of spiritualism and ready to lead you the whole way to one if you don't make her lead you the whole way to the other.
She's motivated by the idea of animalism as a form of sensuality, and the view that humans are mere animals; or as she and others might have it, "animals are merely human.
Home, who expounded that the war was "basically, a contest between animalism and spirituality" and rallied that "with clear conscience and firm resolve we can face the coming bitter year" ("A Message from the President to the Members," vol.
Among the topics are animalism and the remnant-person problem, feelings about the self, empirical and conceptual clarifications regarding the notion of "core-self" from Gallagher's and Merker's behavioral-neuroscientific proposals, and the reality of the virtual self as interface to the social world.