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- Touchstone 2008; Not Available
Leading animal rights activist Gene Baur examines the real cost of the meat on our plates -- for both humans and animals alike -- in this provocative and thorough examination of the modern farm industry. Many people picture cows, sheep, pigs, and chickens as friendly creatures who live happily within the confines of a peaceful family farm, arriving... more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 27.99
While moral perfectionists rank conscious beings according to their cognitive abilities, Paola Cavalieri launches a more inclusive defense of all forms of subjectivity. In concert with Peter Singer, J. M. Coetzee, Harlan B. Miller, and other leading animal studies scholars, she expands our understanding of the nonhuman in such a way that the derogatory... more...
- The Lilliput Press 2004; US$ 7.28
The donkey is an integral part of the Irish landscape and tradition. This new, enlarged edition of a book originally published in 1969 traces the evolution of the species from its origins in Africa and central Asia to its arrival in Ireland in the early mediaeval period, and the multiple uses to which it was put in transport and agriculture. The life... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95
This groundbreaking volume explores Plutarch's unique survival in the argument that animals are rational and sentient, and that we, as humans, must take notice of their interests. Exploring Plutarch's three animal-related treatises, as well as passages from his ethical treatises, Stephen Newmyer examines arguments that, strikingly, foreshadow... more...
- Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 28.99
If nature is what lies beyond human society, then animals must be a part of it. For most people, animals are the most significant aspects of the nonhuman world. They symbolize nature in our imaginations, in popular media and culture, and in campaigns to preserve the wilderness. They are also real creatures and individual subjects with whom we have... more...
- Matthew C. Moen 2014; US$ 6.99
The cat who seeks you out and finds you. The cat in need of rescue who rescues you in the process. This is the true story of a cat named Frodo, who chooses as her unlikely companion a struggling graduate studenta lad from the Midwest unprepared for the steep learning curve ahead of him. Frodo surprises her beloved "oaf" with a series... more...
- Microcosm Publishing 2014; US$ 14.99
Featuring the wide variety of vegan food prepared on the ships of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, this goal-oriented cookbook shows how to make delicious meals while engaged in activism. From Italian and Spanish dishes to French, Asian, and more, the recipes are not only great tasting but also driven and inspired by living compassionately.... more...
- Random House 2014; US$ 13.61
For millennia, nature's biggest and fiercest predators have tormented mankind. The knowledge and fear of the existence of these ferocious man-eaters is forever in the back of our minds, looming in our worst nightmares. Millions of humans have suffered attacks by predators on land and at sea. Yet animals have always shared the landscape with humans.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 95.00
Social Work and Animals represents a pioneering contribution to the literature of social work ethics and moral philosophy. It advances cogent and detailed arguments for the inclusion of animals within social work's moral framework, arguments that have profound theoretical and practical implications for the discipline and its practitioners. more...