Multispecies Knots of Ethical Time

  title={Multispecies Knots of Ethical Time},
  author={D. Rose},
  journal={Environmental Philosophy},
  • D. Rose
  • Published 2012
  • Geography
  • Environmental Philosophy
Death narratives, nurturance, and transitive crossings within species and between species open pathways into entanglements of life of earth. !is paper engages with time in both sequential and synchronous modes, investigating interfaces where time, species, and nourishment become densely knotted up in ethics of gift, motion, death, life, and desire. !e further aim is to consider the dynamic ripples generated by anthropogenic mass death in multispecies knots of ethical time, and to gesture toward… Expand
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