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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Animal Suffering: Philosophy and Culture.
Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, ©2012
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
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|Description:||1 online resource (261 pages).|
|Contents:||Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Series Editors' Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Animal Suffering: The Practice; Do other animals feel pain?; Can other animals suffer?; 'Animal welfare' in Science; 'Animal welfare' in Law; Animal welfare, pain and suffering in practice; Moral implications; 2 Knowing Suffering; Impossible definitions; Scepticism and mechanomorphia; 3 History of Caring; Animal suffering in the history of philosophy; Advocacy and animal suffering; 4 Morality and Non-Human Suffering: Analytical Animal Ethics; The relevance of sentience. Practical implicationsAdvocacy: welfare vs. liberation; Interest conflicts; Existence and naturalness; The argument from absurd consequences; Wild animals; Impossible ideals?; Active or passive suffering?; Universal suffering and universal duties?; 5 Morality and Animal Suffering: Continental Investigations; 6 Emotion, Empathy and Intersubjectivity; Emotions; Empathy; Intersubjectivity; Criticism; 7 Action against Suffering; Concluding Words; Notes; References; Index.|
|Series Title:||Palgrave Macmillan animal ethics series.|