Bodies, Biopolitics, and Mushrooms Once Again

A Response to Donovan Schaefer

Authors

  • Hollis Phelps University of Mount Olive

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/bsor.33415

Keywords:

Affect theory, biopolitics, ontology, non-animal life

Abstract

In this short essay, I respond to Donovan Schaefer's response to my paper, "Do Mushrooms Have Religion, Too?" Continuing the line of critique originally formulated, I suggest that Schaefer's exclusion of non-animal life from the realm of bodies conceals a biopolitical decision.

Author Biography

Hollis Phelps, University of Mount Olive

Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies, Mercer University

References

Schaefer, Donovan. 2017. “Animal Politics: Species, Evolution, and Religious Affects,” Bulletin for the Study of Religion 46 (3–4): 40–45. https://doi.org/10.1558/bsor.34126.

Published

2017-12-21

How to Cite

Phelps, H. (2017). Bodies, Biopolitics, and Mushrooms Once Again: A Response to Donovan Schaefer. Bulletin for the Study of Religion, 46(3-4), 45–46. https://doi.org/10.1558/bsor.33415

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