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- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.15
For the first time in history, eradicating world poverty is within our reach. Yet around the world, a billion people struggle to live each day on less than many of us pay for bottled water. In The Life You Can Save , Peter Singer uses ethical arguments, illuminating examples, and case studies of charitable giving to show that our current response... more...
- SAGE India 2008; US$ 29.95
The mass slaughter of stray dogs at Bangalore and elsewhere in Karnataka in 2007. outraged animal lovers throughout India. While the killing of two children, attributed. to such animals, was profoundly tragic, the authorities` response was both cruel. and counter-productive in terms of a strategy for controlling stray dog populations. Savage Humans... more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; 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...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 93.99 US$ 81.46
"This is a delightful book, full of interesting aspects of animal welfare. An excellent guide to the academic study of animal welfare science." — Marian Stamp Dawkins , Department of Zoology, University of Oxford Understanding Animal Welfare: The Science in its Cultural Context takes a completely fresh and thought-provoking approach. It is... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95
Modern urban life cuts us off from direct connection with the animal world, yet daily the lives of millions of animals are affected by what we consume and wear and what we trade in. The use of animals for food, labour and pleasure pursuits has long been justified with the assumption that unlike humans, animals aren't fully sentient beings. In recent... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 22.95 US$ 20.88
Many people think that animal liberation would require a fundamental transformation of basic beliefs. We would have to give up "speciesism" and start viewing animals as our equals, with rights and moral status. And we would have to apply these beliefs in an all-or-nothing way. But in Ethics and the Beast , Tzachi Zamir makes the radical argument... more...
- Lexington Books 2010; US$ 39.99
Bringing together the expertise of rhetoricians in English and communication as well as media studies scholars, Arguments about Animal Ethics delves into the rhetorical and discursive practices of participants in controversies over the use of nonhuman animals for meat, entertainment, fur, and vivisection. Both sides of the debate are carefully analyzed,... more...