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Ethics and animals : an introduction

Author: Lori Gruen
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2011
Series: Cambridge applied ethics
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
In this 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 debates in the  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
Gruen, Lori, 1962.
Ethics and animals.
Cambridge [u.a.] : Cambridge Univ. Press, 2011
XVI, 233 S.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lori Gruen
ISBN: 9780511976162 051197616X 9780521888998 0521888999 9780521717731 0521717736
OCLC Number: 992839094
Notes: Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Oct 2015).
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 233 Seiten)
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
Other Titles: Ethics et Animals
Responsibility: Lori Gruen.


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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