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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Cass R Sunstein; Martha Craven Nussbaum
|Description:||xi, 338 p.|
|Contents:||INTRODUCTION: WHAT ARE ANIMAL RIGHTS?; PART I: CURRENT DEBATES; 1. Animal Rights, One Step at a Time; 2. Animal Rights: Legal, Philosophical and Pragmatic Perspectives; 3. Ethics Beyond Species and Beyond Instincts: A Reply to Richard Posner; 4. Eating Meat and Eating People; 5. Taking Animal Interests Seriously; 6. Animals as Objects, or Subjects, of Rights; 7. Drawing Lines; 8. All Animals are Not Equal: The Interface Between Scientific Knowledge and Legislation for Animal Rights; PART II: NEW DIRECTIONS; 9. Foxes in the Hen House: Animals, Agribusiness and the Law; 10. A New Property Status for Animals: Equitable Self-Ownership; 11. Can Animals Sue?; 12. Of Mice and Men: A Feminist Fragment on Animal Rights; 13. Animal Rights and the Values of Nonhuman Life; 14. "Beyond Compassion and Humanity": Justice for Non-Human Animals|
|Responsibility:||Edited by Cass R. Sunstein and Martha C. Nussbaum.|
"Eloquent essays."--The Atlantic Monthly"Our society is in the midst of a major debate over animal rights, our duties, and the legal status of animals. This new compilation of essays has profoundly