Extending the rights of personhood, voice, and life to sensate others: A homology of right to life and animal rights rhetoric

@inproceedings{Black2003ExtendingTR,
  title={Extending the rights of personhood, voice, and life to sensate others: A homology of right to life and animal rights rhetoric},
  author={Jason Edward Black},
  year={2003}
}
This homological analysis argues that the right to life and animal rights movements share a number of rhetorical commonalities, despite their overtly ideological differences. Specifically, the movements employ the ideograph of “rights” that takes on the meaning of being, and unites the two movements through the common frameworks of personhood, voice, and sanctity of life. In turn, this connection demonstrates that opposing groups can mesh individual means into a joint rhetoric calling for the… CONTINUE READING