Animal Rights and Human Obligations

Series
Prentice Hall
Author
Tom Regan  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
2
Language
English
Total pages
280
Pub.-date
February 1989
ISBN13
9780130368645
ISBN
0130368644
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Description

Collection of historical, theoretical and applied articles on the ethical considerations in the treatment of animals by human beings.

Features

  • features an historical overview (e.g., selections from Aristotle, Aquinas, Descartes, Schweitzer).
  • considers theory - e.g., discussion of animal rights.
  • explores applications - e.g., factory farming and the use of animals in research.

Table of Contents

1. Animals in the History of Western Thought.
2. The Nature of Humans and Other Animals.
3. Equal Consideration for Other Animals.
4. Animal Rights.
5. Killing and the Value of Life.
6. The Treatment of Farm Animals.
7. The Treatment of Animals in Science.
8. The Treatment of Wildlife.
Epilogue.