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The human use of animals : case studies in ethical choice

Author: F Barbara Orlans; et al
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
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This volume of case studies on animal ethics deals with important social controversies involving the human use of animals and analyzes the moral issues involved. An introduction to ethical theory provides a framework to the 16 original case studies, which include the use of animals in research, testing and education, as food, as companion animals, and in religious rites.; The book is intended for bioethics courses  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Human use of animals.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1998
(DLC) 97008594
(OCoLC)36713036
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: F Barbara Orlans; et al
ISBN: 9780199759699 0199759693 128052975X 9781280529757
OCLC Number: 71804251
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 330 p.) : ill.
Contents: I. Introduction ; 1. Moral Issues About Animals ; II. Biomedical Research ; 2. Baboon-Human Liver Transplants: The Pittsburgh Case ; 3. Head Injury Experiments on Primates at the University of Pennsylvania ; 4. Patenting Animals: The Harvard "Oncomouse" ; 5. What Does the Public Have a Right to Know? ; III. Cosmetic Safety Testing ; 6. Beauty Without the Beast ; IV. Behavioral Research ; 7. Apes and Language: Washoe and Her Successors ; 8. Can Animal Aggression be Studied in an Ethical Manner? ; 9. Monkeys Without Mothers ; V. Wildlife Research ; 10. The Death of a Vagrant Bird ; VI. Educational Teaching ; 11. Dissection of Frogs: The Jennifer Graham Case ; VII. Food and Farming ; 12. Force-Feeding of Geese ; 13. Veal Crates and Human Palates ; 14. Fowl Deeds ; VIII. Companion Animals ; 15. Should the Tail Wag the Dog? ; 16. From Where Should Research Scientists Get their Dogs? ; IX. Religious Rites ; 17. Animal Sacrifice as Religious Ritual: The Santeria Case
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This volume contains 16 case studies on the social controversies and moral issues surrounding the human use of animals. Topics include the use of animals in research, testing and education, as food,  Read more...

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'...this book must be essential reading for anyone involved in amking these decisions.' Paul Townsend Laboratory Animals (1999) 33.

 
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