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- Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 39.95
This introductory textbook is ideally suited to newcomers to philosophy and ethical problems. Rosalind Hursthouse carefully introduces the three standard approaches in current ethical theory: utilitarianism, rights, and virtue ethics. She links each chapter to readings from key exponents such as Peter Singer and Mary Midgley and asks students to think... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 45.00
As animal exploitation increases, animal liberation issues are of growing concern, as seen through the rise of veganism, academic disciplines devoted to animal issues, and mainstream critiques of factory farms. Yet as the dialogues, debates and books continue to grow, the voices of "street level" activists--not academics, journalists or vegan... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 85.00
Exploring how animal suffering is made meaningful within Western ramifications, the book investigates themes such as skepticism concerning non-human experience, cultural roots of compassion, and contemporary approaches to animal ethics. At its center is the pivotal question: What is the moral significance of animal suffering? more...
- Taylor and Francis 1997; US$ 43.95
Twenty years ago, people thought only cranks or sentimentalists could be seriously concerned about the treatment of non-human animals. However, since then philosophers, scientists and welfarists have raised public awareness of the issue; and they have begun to lay the foundations for an enormous change in human practice. This book is a record of the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 31.95
Awe for the Tiger, Love for the Lamb compiles the most significant statements of sensibility to animals in the history of thought. It is an original, superbly researched history that deepens our understanding of all living beings. more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 9.99
By presenting models for understanding animals' moral status and rights, and examining their mental lives and welfare, David DeGrazia explores the implications for how we should treat animals in connecton with our diet, zoos, and research. more...
- Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2005; US$ 55.95
Exciting new collection edited by controversial philosopher Peter Singer, who made animal rights into an international concern when he first published In Defence of Animals and Animal Liberation over thirty years ago. This collection brings together new, incisive articles. Singer from University of Melbourne, Vic and Princeton. more...
- Taylor and Francis 1993; US$ 44.95
The Western world is currently gripped by an obsessive concern for the rights of animals - their uses and abuses. In this book, Leahy argues that this is a movement based upon a series of fundamental misconceptions about the basic nature of animals. This is a radical philosophical questioning of prevailing views on animal rights, which credit animals... more...
- Icon Books 2005; US$ 11.65
In this highly accessible book Alison Hills steers a careful path between often impractical poles of thought and, for once, provides a practical and liveable idea of the ethics of animals. Telling the story of how animals have been thought of through human history, she argues in particular that we must distinguish between species - all animals are... more...