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- Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 25.99
Gary L. Francione is a law professor and leading philosopher of animal-rights theory. Robert Garner is a political theorist specializing in the philosophy and politics of animal protection. Francione maintains that we have no moral justification for using nonhumans, arguing that because animals are property-economic commodities-laws or industry practices... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 240.00
Human beings' responsibility to and for their fellow animals has become an increasingly controversial subject. This book provides a provocative overview of the many different perspectives on the issues of animal rights and animal welfare in an easy-to-use encyclopedic format. Original contributions, from over 125 well-known philosophers, biologists,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
Awareness of the use of animals in human society in fields such as farming, biotechnology and sport is dogged by the lack of a clear and objective exposition of the issues involved and a sense of possible conflict between human and animal welfare. This text addresses these dilemmas - what is the actual scale of the animal welfare problem; where does... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95
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...
- McWitty Press 2012; US$ 10.99
Gus was a lucky dog. Injured and abandoned, he could have become another of the 7 million animals euthanized every year. Then Stephanie Williams entered the picture. A successful journalist, she had been diagnosed with late-stage breast cancer at the age of 30. On medical leave and living alone, she wanted a warm four-legged companion. When she saw... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 59.99
Members of the a oeanimal welfare science communitya, which includes both scientists and philosophers, have illegitimately appropriated the concept of animal welfare by claiming to have given a scientific account of it that is more objectively valid than the more a oesentimentala account given by animal liberationists. This strategy has been used to... more...
- University of California Press 2012; US$ 31.95
Are conservation and protecting animals the same thing? In Game Changer , award-winning environmental reporter Glen Martin takes a fresh look at this question as it applies to Africa?s megafauna. Martin assesses the rising influence of the animal rights movement and finds that the policies championed by animal welfare groups could lead paradoxically... 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...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 55.95
Bringing together new essays by philosophers and activists, In Defense of Animals: The Second Wave highlights the new challenges facing the animal rights movement. 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... 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...