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Ethics and Animals : an Introduction.

Author: Lori Gruen
Publisher: Leiden : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Series: Cambridge applied ethics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Reflects on our ethical obligations and responsibilities to other animals, encouraging readers to engage with the philosophical issues at stake.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Gruen, Lori.
Ethics and Animals : An Introduction.
Leiden : Cambridge University Press, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lori Gruen
ISBN: 9780511991134 0511991134 9780511989322 0511989326
OCLC Number: 700706227
Awards: Winner of A Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2011
Description: 1 online resource (251 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Preface; 1 Why animals matter; 2 The natural and the normative; 3 Eating animals; 4 Experimenting with animals; 5 Dilemmas of captivity; 6 Animals in the wild; 7 Animal protection; References; Index.
Series Title: Cambridge applied ethics.

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How do other animals experience their environments? What might they be thinking? Lori Gruen weaves together case studies with accessible ethical analysis to help us to reflect critically on our  Read more...
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