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Animal Rights All That Matters

Author : Mark Rowlands
ISBN : 9781444178869
Genre : Nature
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Animal Rights is a big deal. From animal testing to vegetarianism, and hunting to preservation of fish stocks, it's a topic that's always in the news. Mark Rowlands, author of The Philosopher and the Wolf, is the world's best known philosopher of animal rights. In this, the first introduction he has written to the topic, he starts by asking whether there is anything about humans that makes us psychologically or physiologically distinctive - so that there might be a moral justification for treating animals in a different way to how we treat humans. From this foundation, he goes on to explore specific issues of eating animals, experimentation, pets, hunting, zoos, predation and engineering animals. He ends with a challenging argument of how an improved understanding of animal ethics can and should affect readers' choices.
Category: Nature

Animal Rights Without Liberation

Author : Alasdair Cochrane
ISBN : 9780231158275
Genre : Nature
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Alasdair Cochrane introduces an entirely new theory of animal rights grounded in their interests as sentient beings. He then applies this theory to different and underexplored policy areas, such as genetic engineering, pet-keeping, indigenous hunting, and religious slaughter. In contrast to other proponents of animal rights, Cochrane claims that because most sentient animals are not autonomous agents, they have no intrinsic interest in liberty. As such, he argues that our obligations to animals lie in ending practices that cause their suffering and death and do not require the liberation of animals. Cochrane's "interest-based rights approach" weighs the interests of animals to determine which is sufficient to impose strict duties on humans. In so doing, Cochrane acknowledges that sentient animals have a clear and discernable right not to be made to suffer and not to be killed, but he argues that they do not have a prima facie right to liberty. Because most animals possess no interest in leading freely chosen lives, humans have no moral obligation to liberate them. Moving beyond theory to the practical aspects of applied ethics, this pragmatic volume provides much-needed perspective on the realities and responsibilities of the human-animal relationship.
Category: Nature

Animal Rights

Author : Mark Rowlands
ISBN : 1785390090
Genre : Animal rights
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Mark Rowlands, author of The Philosopher and the Wolf, is one of the world's best known philosophers of animal rights. In Animal Rights: All That Matters, he explores specific issues of eating animals, experimentation, pets, hunting, zoos, predation and engineering animals. He ends with a challenging argument of how an improved understanding of animal ethics can and should affect one's choices.
Category: Animal rights

Animal Rights

Author : Andrew Linzey
ISBN : 9780231508728
Genre : Nature
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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 animals have rights, and what it means to be human.
Category: Nature

Main Street Vegan

Author : Victoria Moran
ISBN : 9781101580622
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Hollywood celebrities are doing it. Corporate moguls are doing it. But what about those of us living in the real world—and on a real budget? Author and holistic health practitioner Victoria Moran started eating only plants nearly thirty years ago, raised her daughter, Adair, vegan from birth, and maintains a sixty-pound weight loss. In Main Street Vegan, Moran offers a complete guide to making this dietary and lifestyle shift with an emphasis on practical "baby steps," proving that you don’t have to have a personal chef or lifestyle coach on speed dial to experience the physical and spiritual benefits of being a vegan. This book provides practical advice and inspiration for everyone—from Main Street to Wall Street, and everywhere between. "Finally, a book that isn't preaching to the vegan choir, but to the people in the pews—and the ones who can’t fit in those pews. This is a book for the Main Street majority who aren’t vegans. Once you read this, you'll know it's possible to get healthy and enjoy doing it—even if you live in Paramus or Peoria."—Michael Moore "A great read for vegans and aspiring vegans."—Russell Simmons "Yet another divine gift from Victoria Moran. Main Street Vegan covers it all—inspiration, information, and out of this world recipes. This book is a gem."—Rory Freedman, co-author Skinny Bitch "Main Street Vegan is exactly the guide you need to make changing the menu effortless. Victoria Moran covers every aspect of plant-based eating and cruelty-free living, with everything you need to make healthy changes stick."—Neal Barnard, MD, president, Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, and NY Times bestselling author of 21-Day Weight Loss Kickstart "A great book for anyone who's curious about veganism. It shows that not all vegans are weirdos like me."—Moby
Category: Health & Fitness

Farm Animal Welfare

Author : Marlene Halverson
ISBN : UIUC:30112005989899
Genre : Animal health
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Category: Animal health

The Rights Of Animals

Author : Auriana Ojeda
ISBN : PSU:000053646439
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Presents a series of articles on animal rights and animal welfare, examining the issue from a variety of diverse viewpoints.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Animals And The Moral Community

Author : Gary Steiner
ISBN : 9780231512602
Genre : Nature
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Gary Steiner argues that ethologists and philosophers in the analytic and continental traditions have largely failed to advance an adequate explanation of animal behavior. Critically engaging the positions of Marc Hauser, Daniel Dennett, Donald Davidson, John Searle, Martin Heidegger, and Hans-Georg Gadamer, among others, Steiner shows how the Western philosophical tradition has forced animals into human experiential categories in order to make sense of their cognitive abilities and moral status and how desperately we need a new approach to animal rights. Steiner rejects the traditional assumption that a lack of formal rationality confers an inferior moral status on animals vis-à-vis human beings. Instead, he offers an associationist view of animal cognition in which animals grasp and adapt to their environments without employing concepts or intentionality. Steiner challenges the standard assumption of liberal individualism according to which humans have no obligations of justice toward animals. Instead, he advocates a "cosmic holism" that attributes a moral status to animals equivalent to that of people. Arguing for a relationship of justice between humans and nature, Steiner emphasizes our kinship with animals and the fundamental moral obligations entailed by this kinship.
Category: Nature

Animal Vegetable Or Woman

Author : Kathryn Paxton George
ISBN : 0791446875
Genre : Philosophy
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Challenges current claims that humans ought to be vegetarians because animals have moral standing.
Category: Philosophy

The Human Life Review

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105112742106
Genre : Abortion
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Category: Abortion

The Animal Ethics Reader

Author : Susan Jean Armstrong
ISBN : UOM:39015077123779
Genre : Philosophy
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This volume provides a comprehensive anthology of readings on this substantial area of study and interest. The book is designed to appeal to anyone interested in tracing the history of the subject, as well as providing a powerful insight into the debate as it has developed.
Category: Philosophy

Staff Paper

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ISBN : OSU:32435024814030
Genre : Agriculture
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Category: Agriculture

Carnivore

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ISBN : NWU:35556019724806
Genre : Carnivora
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Law And Religion

Author : Stephen M. Feldman
ISBN : 081472678X
Genre : Law
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Following landmark trade agreements between Japan and the United States in the 1850s, Tokyo began importing a unique American commodity: Western social activism. As Japan sought to secure its future as a commercial power and American women pursued avenues of political expression, Protestant church-women and, later, members of the Women's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) traveled to the Asian coast to promote Christian teachings and women's social activism. Rumi Yasutake reveals in Transnational Women's Activism that the resulting American, Japanese, and first generation Japanese-American women's movements came to affect more than alcohol or even religion. While the WCTU employed the language of evangelism and Victorian family values, its members were tactfully expedient in accommodating their traditional causes to suffrage and other feminist goals, in addition to the various political currents flowing through Japan and the United States at the turn of the nineteenth century. Exploring such issues as gender struggles in the American Protestant church and bourgeois Japanese women's attitudes towards the "pleasure class" of geishas and prostitutes, Yasutake illuminates the motivations and experiences of American missionaries, U.S. WCTU workers, and their Japanese protégés. The diverse machinations of WCTU activism offer a compelling lesson in the complexities of cultural imperialism.
Category: Law

Animal Rights

Author : Clare Palmer
ISBN : UOM:39015073633375
Genre : Nature
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Do animals have moral rights? If so, which ones? How does this affect our thinking about agriculture and experimentation? If animals have moral rights, should they be protected by law? These are some of the questions addressed in this collection, which contains more than 30 papers spanning nearly 40 years of debates about animal rights. It includes work by leading advocates of animal rights both in philosophy and law, as well as contributions by those resolutely opposed to the very idea of animal rights. A substantial Introduction surveys key arguments in the area and puts the papers in context.
Category: Nature

The Animal Rights Debate

Author : Carl Cohen
ISBN : 0847696634
Genre : Nature
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Here, for the first time, the world's two leading authorities--Tom Regan, who argues for animal rights, and Carl Cohen, who argues against them--make their respective case before the public at large. The very terms of the debate will never be the same. This seminal moment in the history of the controversy over animal rights will influence the direction of this debate throughout the rest of the century. Visit our website for sample chapters!
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Animal Rights

Author : Amy Blount Achor
ISBN : UOM:49015002881259
Genre : Animal rights
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A book/CD-ROM primer for students, professionals, and managers in mapping science, for use in the classroom or as a self-teaching guide. Explains how GPS works, examines software and hardware options, and discusses theory and application in step-by-step and question-and- answer formats, with chapters on automated data collection, differential correction, integrating GPS data with ARC/INFO, and emerging trends. The accompanying disk contains data files for projects, ARC coverages, a program for integrating GPS data digitizer information from USGS topo quads, and answers to exercises. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Category: Animal rights

The Wood Beyond Dalziel Pascoe Book 14

Author : Reginald Hill
ISBN : 9780007386772
Genre : Fiction
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‘Hill’s wit is the constant, ironic foil to his vision, and to call this a mere crime novel is to say Everest is a nice little hill’ Frances Hegarty, Mail on Sunday
Category: Fiction

Animal Rights

Author : Shasta Gaughen
ISBN : 0737726539
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Presents a collection of essays that discuss varying viewpoints on the subject of animals rights, including the legal standpoints, the moral issues, and the scientific standpoints.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Animal Rights Crusade

Author : James M. Jasper
ISBN : 0029161959
Genre : Nature
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Gives a history and analysis of the animal rights movement, and describes its highly publicized protests of and attacks on laboratories, cosmetic companies, women in furs, rodeos, circuses, and zoos
Category: Nature