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The case for animal rights

Author: Tom Regan
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, [2004]. ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : Updated with a new preface, [2004 ed.]View all editions and formats
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Regan
ISBN: 0520243862 9780520243866
OCLC Number: 1002191594
Description: lv, 425 páginas ; 21 cm.
Contents: 1. Animal awareness --
1.1. Descartes's denial --
1.2. How not to challenge Descartes --
1.3. The principle of parsimony --
1.4. La Mettrie's objection --
1.5. The language test --
1.6. Skepticism --
1.7. Evolutionary theory and consciousness --
1.8. Descartes's downfall --
1.9. The cumulative argument for animal consciousness --
1.10. Which animals are conscious? --
1.11. Summary and conclusion --
2. The complexity of animal awareness --
2.1. The belief-desire theory --
2.2. Language and belief --
2.3. The content of belief --
2.4. Three objections --
2.5. The complexity of animal consciousness --
2.6. Summary and conclusion --
3. Animal welfare
Responsibility: Tom Regan.

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