vivisectionist


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vivisectionist

 [viv″ĭ-sek´shun-ist]
one who practices or defends vivisection.

viv·i·sec·tion·ist

, vivisector (viv'i-sek'shŭn-ist, vi-vi-sek'tŏr),
One who practices vivisection.

viv·i·sec·tion·ist

, vivisector (viv'i-sek'shŭn-ist, -sek'tŏr)
One who practices vivisection.
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If, as Mason argues, the Victorian practice of pet keeping became a semiotic for a "commitment to the affective priorities," as well as a reliable indicator of an individual's ability to care for others (14, 13), then the cruelty to animals attributed to the vivisectionists made a clear case for the contrary.
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Here Prendick betrays, in Moreau's terms, both his link to animality through his empathy with pain, and also, in contemporary vivisectionist discourse, his link to female sentimentality.
This question is tackled in detail in the second part of the book, and it turns out that alternatives have been there all along, but most researchers have opted to remain stuck in the vivisectionist mode of thought due to intellectual inertia and cognitive complacency.
The feminists borrowed from Theosophy not only a critique of the vivisectionist violence of modern science but of the pluralization of bodies beyond the dominant metaphor of the mechanical body.
Q ABOUT 20 years ago I used to work as a vivisectionist, but I gave up my job after six months because I realised that animals experience the same kind of emotions that us humans experience.
In this view, Flaubert becomes a moral vivisectionist of his society.
She is a "reformed" vivisectionist, having previously worked in an experimental psychology lab with rats; she also has a MA in English Literature and Education and is a vegan.
Willis acknowledged Lower as an outstanding vivisectionist and an expert at dissection.
Moreau's vivisectionist program, we must prove that the human species is something more than an amalgam of biological processes and parts susceptible to environmental pressures and base instincts.
A grisly pile of shoes left by victims of a vivisectionist killer, the "mad butcher of Cleveland," sits at stage right and continues to mount during the show.
Invoking a standard vivisectionist refrain, Dana claimed that zoophilists cared nothing for human suffering, only animal suffering.