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Animals and ethics

an overview of the philosophical debate

by Angus MacDonald Taylor

  • 363 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Broadview in Peterborough, Ont, Orchard Park, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Animal rights -- Philosophy,
  • Animal welfare -- Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Livestock factories -- Moral and ethical aspects

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAngus Taylor.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV4708 .T38 2003
    The Physical Object
    Pagination214 p. ;
    Number of Pages214
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3727849M
    ISBN 101551115697
    LC Control Number2003374507
    OCLC/WorldCa51922472

    E-BOOK EXCERPT An estimated million nonhuman vertebrates worldwide--including primates, dogs, cats, rabbits, hamsters, birds, rats, and mice--are bred, captured, or otherwise acquired every year for research purposes. Much of this research is seriously detrimental to the welfare of these animals, causing pain, distress, injury, or death. A Communion of Subjects is the first comparative and interdisciplinary study of the conceptualization of animals in world religions. Scholars from a wide range of disciplines, including Thomas Berry (cultural history), Wendy Doniger (study of myth), Elizabeth Lawrence (veterinary medicine, ritual studies), Marc Bekoff (cognitive ethology), Marc Hauser (behavioral science), Steven Wise (animals.

    A new book series for a new field of inquiry: Animal Ethics. Interest in the ethics of our treatment of animals has increased markedly over the last 40 years. This series explores the challenges that Animal Ethics poses, both conceptually and practically, to traditional understandings of human-animal relations. Animal Liberation: A New Ethics for Our Treatment of Animals is a book by Australian philosopher Peter Singer. It is widely considered within the animal liberation movement to be the founding philosophical statement of its : Peter Singer.

    The Case for Animal Rights is a book by the American philosopher Tom Regan, in which the author argues that at least some kinds of non-human animals have moral rights because they are the "subjects-of-a-life," and that these rights adhere to them whether or not they are recognized. The work is considered an important text within animal rights : Tom Regan. The Animal Ethics Reader Book Summary: The Animal Ethics Reader is an acclaimed anthology containing both classic and contemporary readings, making it ideal for anyone coming to the subject for the first time. It provides a thorough introduction to the central topics, controversies and ethical dilemmas surrounding the treatment of animals, covering a wide .


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It's a reasonably comprehensive overview of various thinkers' positions on the moral status of animals, the history of animal ethics, and different topical issues (animals as: food, research subjects, the hunted, captives, etc.)/5.

“Angus Taylor’s Animals & Ethics is, quite simply, the finest text on animal ethics available. There is no other text that covers such a broad range of material with such expertise and lucidity. Taylor’s readings of the key works and thinkers in the field are not only reliable but often remarkably by: 5.

Animals and Ethics book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. To what extent can animals be regarded as part of the moral community.

Animals and Ethics helps readers identify and evaluate the arguments for and against various uses of animals, such: Is it morally wrong to experiment on animals.

Why or why not?- Is it morally permissible to eat meat?4/5(5). This book provides Animals and ethics book overview of the current debates about the nature and extent of our moral obligations to animals.

Which, if any, uses of animals are morally wrong, which are morally permissible (i.e., not wrong) and why. What, if any, moral obligations do we, individually and as a society (and a global community), have towards animals and why.

"Ethics and Animals" breaks new ground and offers fresh ideas in a discussion that has, in many ways, become somewhat stagnant. This comprehensive, opinionated introduction fills a much-needed lacuna in the literature, providing a model of clarity and balance that the subject by: In this fresh and comprehensive introduction to animal ethics, Lori Gruen weaves together poignant and provocative case studies with discussions of ethical theory, urging readers to engage critically and empathetically reflect on our treatment of other animals/5.

Animals & Ethics is relevant, strikes a cord, and provides a strategy for reasoning that is culturally flexible. I plan to use Animals and ethics book as a reading book for my class which, interestingly, is not a philosophy course.

It establishes common ground for an animal use conversation that is pertinent to eating behaviors and food choice, which is my field of work/5(11).

"Ethics and Animals" breaks new ground and offers fresh ideas in a discussion that has, in many ways, become somewhat stagnant. This comprehensive, opinionated introduction fills a much-needed lacuna in the literature, providing a model of clarity and balance that the subject requires/5(12).

This book of original essays is the most comprehensive single volume ever published on animal minds and the ethics of our use of animals.

The Animal Ethics Reader – Susan J. Armstrong & Richard G. Botzler. This little page book is well documented with reference notes and other useful information. Animals, Ethics and Christianity is a must read for every Christian.

About the Author: Matthew Priebe is a naturalist who studies the incredible designs of God's natural world. A balanced, accessible discussion of whether and on what grounds animal research can be ethically justified.

An estimated million nonhuman vertebrates worldwide—including primates, dogs, cats, rabbits, hamsters, birds, rats, and mice—are bred, captured, or otherwise acquired every year for research purposes. To what extent can animals be regarded as part of the moral community.

To what extent, if at all, do they have moral rights. Are we wrong to eat them or to hunt them. Is the use of animals for scientific research justified. And can the ideas behind animal liberation be squared with those of the environmental movement. It is Taylor's strong belief that, whatever.

Because of the biological similarities between many animals and humans, scientists can learn about diseases, and find out how humans might react to medicines, cosmetics, chemicals, and other products by testing them on animals first.

According to the Humane Society of the United States, more than twenty-five million animals are used in research, testing, and education Reviews: 1. Animal ethics is generating growing interest both within academia and outside it. This book focuses on ethical issues connected to animals who play an extremely important role in human lives: companion animals ("pets"), with a special emphasis on dogs and cats, the animals most often chosen as pets.

Book Description. There isn’t one conversation about animal ethics. Instead, there are several important ones that are scattered across many volume both surveys the field of animal ethics and draws professional philosophers, graduate students, and undergraduates more deeply into the discussions that are happening outside of philosophy departments.

Her book will be an invaluable resource for students in a wide range of disciplines including ethics, environmental studies, veterinary science, women's studies, and the emerging field of animal studies and is an engaging account of the subject for general readers with no prior background in by:   Can animals be regarded as part of the moral community.

To what extent, if at all, do they have moral rights. Are we wrong to eat them, hunt them, or use them for scientific research. Can animal liberation be squared with the environmental movement. Taylor traces the background of these debates from Aristotle to Darwin and sets out the views of numerous.

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Animals, Ethics, and Us offers a stripped back, balanced and moderate perspective, based on logical argument, philosophical principles and sound science. It is a thought-provoking read aimed at a broad readership including informed owners and animal enthusiasts, as well as useful a primer for students of animal ethics, welfare and veterinary.

Book Description. The Animal Ethics Reader is an acclaimed anthology containing both classic and contemporary readings, making it ideal for anyone coming to the subject for the first time.

It provides a thorough introduction to the central topics, controversies and ethical dilemmas surrounding the treatment of animals, covering a wide range of.Questions about these guidelines should be referred to the APA Committee on Animal Research and Ethics (CARE) via email, by phone at ()or in writing to the APA Science Directorate, Office of Research Ethics, First St., NE, Washington, DC Ethics And Animals.

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