346. Cecilia Muratori on Animals in the Renaissance
An interview with Cecilia Muratori, an expert on the surprisingly modern ideas about non-human animals that emerged in the Renaissance.
• C. Muratori and G. Paganini (ed.), Early Modern Philosophers and the Renaissance Legacy (Dordrecht: 2016).
• C. Muratori and B. Dohm (eds), Ethical Perspectives on Animals in the Early Modern Period (Galluzzo: 2013).
• C. Muratori (ed.), The Animal Soul and the Human Mind: Renaissance Debates (Pisa: 2013).
• C. Muratori, “Medical and Ethical Aspects of Vegetarianism: On the Reception of Porphyry’s De abstinentia in the Renaissance,” in M. Gadebusch Bondio (ed.), Medical Ethics: Premodern Negotiations between Medicine and Philosophy (Stuttgart: 2014), 143-60.
• C. Muratori, “Between Machinery and Rationality: Two Opposing Views on Animals in the Renaissance – and Their Common Origin,” Lo Sguardo 18 (2015), 11-22.
• C. Muratori, “From Animal Bodies to Human Souls: Animals in Della Porta’s Physiognomics,” Early Science and Medicine 22 (2017), 1-23.
• C. Muratori, “Real Animals in Ideal Cities: The Place and Use of Animals in Renaissance Utopian Literature,” Renaissance Studies 31 (2017), 223-39.
• C. Muratori, “‘In Human Shape to Become the Very Beast!’ Henry More on Animals,” British Journal for the History of Philosophy 25 (2017), 897-915.
• C. Muratori, "Animals in the Renaissance: You Eat What You Are," in P. Adamson and F. Edwards (eds), Animals: A History (Oxford: 2018), 163-86.
• C. Muratori, Renaissance Vegetarianism: the Philosophical Afterlives of Porphyry’s On Abstinence (Cambridge: 2020).