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Animal Rights and Human Obligations

Animal Rights and Human Obligations - 2nd edition

Animal Rights and Human Obligations - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 9780130368645

ISBN10: 0130368644

Animal Rights and Human Obligations by Tom Regan and Peter Singer - ISBN 9780130368645
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 89
Copyright: 1989
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 1989
International: No
Animal Rights and Human Obligations by Tom Regan and Peter Singer - ISBN 9780130368645

ISBN13: 9780130368645

ISBN10: 0130368644

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 89

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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

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.