Leonardo's Choice: Genetic Technologies and Animals

Leonardo's Choice: Genetic Technologies and Animals

by Carol Gigliotti (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789400705234
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 12/01/2010
Edition description: 2009
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.24(d)

Table of Contents



Carol Gigliotti, Editor

Part I

1. Genetic Science, Animal Exploitation, and the Challenge

for Democracy

Steven Best

2. Darwin’s Progeny: Eugenics, genetics and animal rights

Vincent J. Guihan

3. Intimate Strife: The unbearable intimacy of human/animal relations

Beth Carruthers

Part II

4. Leonardo’s Choice: The ethics of artists working with genetic technologies

Carol Gigliotti

5. We Have Always Been Transgenic: A dialogue

Steve Baker and Carol Gigliotti

6. Negotiating the Hybrid: Art, theory and genetic technologies

Caroline Seck Langill

7. Meddling with Medusa: On genetic manipulation, art and animals

Lynda Birke

8. Transgenic Bioart, Animals, and the Law

Taimie L. Bryant


9. Dis/integrating Animals: Ethical dimensions of the genetic engineering of

animals for human consumption

Traci Warkentin

10. The Call of the Other 0.1%: Genetic aesthetics and the new Moreaus

Susan McHugh

11. Landseer’s Ethics: The campaign to end “cosmetic surgery”on dogs in


David Delafenêtre

12. The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb

Kelty Miyoshi McKinnon

13. Ending Extinction: The quagga, the thylacine, and the “smart human”

Carol Freeman

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