Kelly Oliver (June 18, 2017)

Kelly Oliver an American philosopher and novelist whose work contributes to the fields of feminism, film theory, media studies, political philosophy, and ethics. Professor of Philosophy at Vanderbilt University and author of Animal Lessons. She discusses philosophy reads humanity against animality, arguing that “man” is man because he is separate from beast. Kelly discusses that, in fact, it is the animal that teaches us to be human.