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Extraños devenires: una indagación en torno a la problemática de la animalidad en la filosofía nietzscheana

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Author(s): Mónica B. Cragnolini

Journal: Instantes y Azares : Escrituras Nietzscheanas
ISSN 1666-2849

Issue: 8;
Start page: 13;
Date: 2010;
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Keywords: animality | post-humanism | sacrifice

ABSTRACT
Animal´s place in Thus Spoke Zarathustra has been usually reduced to certain symbolic displacements of anthropocentric tone: from this particular point ofview, the Eagle represents (human) Pride; the Snake represents (human) Intelligence, and similarly for the rest of the animals. In this paper, I follow a different path to approach the subject, one that links the issue of animality to the problem of “the other”. From this perspective, the animal is presented basically as a stranger: the strange “becoming” that also we are (as animals).In this respect, Nietzschean thought may contribute to the “post- humanism” debate.
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