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What It Means to Be Human - a book by Bourke, Joanna

What It Means to Be Human

Historical Reflections from the 1800s to the Present

What It Means to Be Human( )
Author: Bourke, Joanna
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Counterpoint LLC
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $22.95
Book Description:

"Avoiding the impenetrable prose often found in academic books, this deeply scholarly work is lively and challenging in equal measure, and rewarding throughout.” --Boston Globe In this fascinating account, Joanna Bourke addresses the profound question of what it means to be "human” rather than "animal.” How are people excluded from political personhood? How does one become entitled to rights? The distinction between the two concepts is a...
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