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Introduction to animal rights : your child or the dog?

Author: Gary L Francione
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2000.
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Argues that the way humans treat animals results from the contradiction between the ideas that animals have some rights, but that they are also property, and offers ways to resolve the conflict.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary L Francione
ISBN: 1566396913 9781566396912 1566396921 9781566396929
OCLC Number: 40575274
Description: xxxviii, 229 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The diagnosis: our moral schizophrenia about animals --
Vivisection --
The cause of our moral schizophrenia: animals as property --
The cure for our moral schizophrenia: the principle of equal consideration --
Robots, religion, and rationality --
Having our cow and eating her too --
Animal rights: your child or the dog.
Responsibility: Gary L. Francione ; foreword by Alan Watson.

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"A clearly written, passionately argued, and compelling and convincing call for widening our circle of moral sympathy and concern. Anyone who cares about animals must read this book, with care. Read more...

 
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