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Animal Rights and Human Obligations

Animal Rights and Human Obligations - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0130368645

Cover of Animal Rights and Human Obligations 2ND 89 (ISBN 978-0130368645)
ISBN13: 978-0130368645
ISBN10: 0130368644
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 89
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 1989
International: No

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Animal Rights and Human Obligations - 2ND 89 edition

ISBN13: 978-0130368645

Tom Regan and Peter Singer

ISBN13: 978-0130368645
ISBN10: 0130368644
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 89
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 1989
International: No
Summary

Edited by the two leading philosophers in the animal protection movement, this volume provides a comprehensive overview of historical and contemporary writings that address both the nature of nonhuman animals as well as our duties to them.

Features an historical overview (e.g., selections from Aristotle, Aquinas, Descartes, Schweitzer).

Considers theory -- e.g., discussion of animal rights.

Explores applications -- e.g., factory farming and the use of animals in research.

Table of Contents

1. Animals in the History of Western Thought.

2. The Nature of Humans and Other Animals.

3. Equal Consideration for Other Animals.

4. Animal Rights.

5. Killing and the Value of Life.

6. The Treatment of Farm Animals.

7. The Treatment of Animals in Science.

8. The Treatment of Wildlife.

Epilogue.

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