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Animal rights and human obligations

Author: Tom Regan; Peter Singer
Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice Hall, ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Collection of historical, theoretical and applied articles on the ethical considerations in the treatment of animals by human beings.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Regan; Peter Singer
ISBN: 0130368644 9780130368645
OCLC Number: 18909689
Description: viii, 280 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: pt. 1, Animals in the history of Western thought --
Bible ; Selections --
Animals and slavery / Aristotle --
Differences between rational and other creatures ; On killing living things and the duty to love irrational creatures / Saint Thomas Aquinas --
Animals are machines / Rene Descartes --
A reply to Descartes / Voltaire --
Duties in regard to animals / Immanuel Kant --
A utilitarian view / Jeremy Bentham --
Comparison of the mental powers of man and the lower animals / Charles Darwin --
The ethic of reverence for life / Albert Schweitzer --
pt. 2, The nature of humans and other animals --
Why animals lack belief and desires / R.G. Frey --
Thought without language / Bernard Rollin --
Ethology and animal minds / Donald R. Griffin --
Animal pain / Bernard Rollin --
Language acquisition in nonhuman primates / Erik Eckholm --
pt. 3, Equal consideration for animals --
All animals are equal / Peter Singer --
The priority of human interests / Lawrence C. Becker --
Darwin, species, and morality / James Rachels --
pt. 4, Animal rights --
The case for animal rights / Tom Regan --
The case against animal rights / R.G. Frey --
Why animals cannot have rights / Alan White --
Why animals have a right to liberty / James Rachels --
Animals have no rights / Catholic dictionary --
The theos-rights of animals / Andrew Linzey --
pt. 5, Killing and the value of life --
Life, death, and animals / Edward Johnson --
Why death does not harm animals / Ruth Cigman --
Why death does harm animals / Tom Regan --
pt. 6, The treatment of farm animals --
Down on the factory farm / Peter Singer --
The case for intensive farming of food animals / Stanley E. Curtis --
The case against raising and killing animals for food / Bart Gruzalski --
A defense of meat eating / Jan Narveson --
pt. 7, The treatment of animals in science --
The use of animals in science / Sidney Gendin --
The case for unrestricted research using animals / C.R. Gallistel --
The case for restricting research using animals / Mary Midgley --
Vivisection, morals, and medicine : an exchange / R.G. Frey and Sir William Paton --
pt. 8, The treatment of wildlife --
Extinction / Paul and Anne Ehrlich --
The value of species / Holmes Rolston, III --
Nature and feminist sensitivity / Marti Kheel --
Why does species matter? / Lily, -Marlene Russow --
pt. 9, Epilogue --
The limits of Trooghaft / Desmond Stewart.
Responsibility: edited by Tom Regan, Peter Singer.

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

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