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Ethics and animals : an introduction

Author: Lori Gruen
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011
Series: Cambridge applied ethics
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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. In clear and accessible language, Gruen provides a survey of the issues central to human-animal relations and a reasoned new perspective on current key  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lori Gruen
ISBN: 9780521888998 0521888999 9780521717731 0521717736
OCLC Number: 767470033
Notes: Machine generated contents note: 1. Why animals matter; 2. The natural and the normative; 3. Eating animals; 4. Animal research; 5. Dilemmas of captivity; 6. Animals in the wild; 7. Protecting animals
Awards: Winner of A Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2011
Description: xvi, 233 s. ; 25 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. Why animals matter; 2. The natural and the normative; 3. Eating animals; 4. Animal research; 5. Dilemmas of captivity; 6. Animals in the wild; 7. Protecting animals
Series Title: Cambridge applied ethics
Responsibility: Lori Gruen

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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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'Ethics and Animals is a work of exceptional clarity and intelligence, and it is hard to imagine how it could be surpassed as a concise introduction to the competing philosophical approaches that Read more...

 
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