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  • When Raccoons Fall Through Your Ceilingby Andrea Dawn Lopez

    University of North Texas Press 2002; US$ 17.56

    The paths of humans and wildlife cross all the time, and it is the aim of this handbook to make sure those paths cross as peacefully as possible. Andrea Dawn Lopez tackles a wide range of situations that occur when human and non-human worlds clash. more...

  • With Dogs at the Edge of Lifeby Colin Dayan

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 29.99

    In this original and provocative book, Colin Dayan tackles head-on the inexhaustible world, at once tender and fierce, of dogs and humans. We follow the tracks of dogs in the bayous of Louisiana, the streets of Istanbul, and the humane societies of the United States, and in the memories and myths of the humans who love them. Dayan reorients our ethical... more...

  • Animal Citiesby Professor Peter J Atkins

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95

    Animal Cities builds upon a recent surge of interest about animals in the urban context. Considering animals in urban settings is now a firmly established area of study and this book presents a number of valuable case studies that illustrate some of the perspectives that may be adopted. Having an ?urban history? flavour, the book follows a fourfold... more...

  • Animal Ethics in Contextby Clare Palmer

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 29.99

    It's widely agreed that because animals feel pain we should not make them suffer gratuitously. Some ethical theories go even further: because of the capacities animals possess, they have a right not to be harmed or killed. Such views concern what not to do to animals, but we also face the question of what we should do to assist the ones that may... more...

  • Animal Graceby Mary Lou Randour

    New World Library 2011; Not Available

    An insightful exploration of the human-animal relationship and how it offers a path to spiritual growth. more...

  • Animal Lessonsby Kelly Oliver

    Columbia University Press 2009; US$ 31.99

    Philosophy reads humanity against animality, arguing that "man" is man because he is separate from beast. Deftly challenging this position, Kelly Oliver proves that, in fact, it is the animal that teaches us to be human. Through their sex, their habits, and our perception of their purpose, animals show us how not to be them. This kinship plays out... more...

  • The Animal Questionby Paola Cavalieri; Catherine Woollard

    Oxford University Press, USA 2004; US$ 43.99

    How much do animals matter--morally? Can we keep considering them as second class beings, to be used merely for our benefit? Or, should we offer them some form of moral egalitarianism? Inserting itself into the passionate debate over animal rights, this fascinating, provocative work by renowned scholar Paola Cavalieri advances a radical proposal: that... more...

  • Animal Rightsby Cass R. Sunstein

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 13.99

    Contributors to this volume explore the legal and political issues that underlie the campaign for animal rights and the opposition to it. Ethical questions on ownership, protection against suffering and the ability of animals to make their own choices free from human control are thought-provokingly examined. more...

  • Animal Rightsby Mark Rowlands

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2009; US$ 100.00

    In this 2nd edition the author has substantially revised his book throughout, updating the moral arguments and adding a chapter on animal minds. Importantly, rather than being a polemic on animal rights, this book is also a considered and imaginative evaluation of moral theory as explored through the issue of animal rights. more...

  • Animal Rightsby Andrew Linzey; Paul Barry Clarke

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 29.99

    This comprehensive and diverse anthology, the only one of its kind, illuminates the complex evolution of moral thought regarding animals and includes writings from ancient Greece to the present. Animal Rights reveals the ways in which a variety of thinkers have addressed such issues as our ethical responsibilities for the welfare of animals, whether... more...