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The animal rights debate

Author: Carl Cohen; Tom Regan
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2001.
Series: Point/counterpoint.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Do all animals have rights? Is it morally wrong to use mice or dogs in medical research, or rabbits and cows as food? How ought we resolve conflicts between the interests of humans and those of other animals? Philosophical inquiry is essential in addressing such questions; the answers given have enormous practical importance. Here for the first time in the same volume, the animal rights debate is argued deeply and  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cohen, Carl, 1931-
Animal rights debate.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2001
(OCoLC)606608421
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Cohen; Tom Regan
ISBN: 0847696626 9780847696628 0847696634 9780847696635
OCLC Number: 45637053
Description: viii, 323 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: In defense of the use of animals / Carl Cohen --
1. The moral problem of animal use --
2. The factual setting of animal experimentation --
3. Rights and interests --
4. If animals had rights --
5. Why animals do not have rights --
6. Why animals are mistakenly believed to have rights --
7. The moral inequality of species : why "speciesism" is right --
8. Spurious scientific arguments against the use of animals --
9. What good does animal experimentation do --
10. The proven accomplishments of animal research --
The case for animal rights / Tom Regan --
11. From indifference to advocacy --
12. Animal exploitation --
13. The nature and importance of rights --
14. Indirect duty views --
15. Direct duty views --
16. Human rights --
17. Animal rights --
Reply to Tom Regan / Carl Cohen --
Reply to Carl Cohen / Tom Regan.
Series Title: Point/counterpoint.
Responsibility: Carl Cohen and Tom Regan.
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A fascinating treatise . . . [that] appeals primarily to students and animal rights proponents. * Publishers Weekly * The volume should be in the library of any school where philosophy is taught or Read more...

 
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