Knowing Animals

Episode 1: Locke, Derrida and Violence against Animals with Dinesh Wadiwel



In this episode Dr. Dinesh Wadiwel talks about his article: Wadiwel, D. (2014), 'The will for self-preservation: Locke and Derrida on dominion, preservation and animals', SubStance, 134:43, pp. 148 - 161.  What do Locke and Derrida have in common? What is systematic violence against animals? Which thinker influenced Dinesh and what does he think we should do to improve the human/nonhuman relationship?