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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Moral rights of animals.
Lanham : Lexington Books, 
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Gary Comstock; Mylan Engel
|Description:||1 online resource (xxx, 296 pages)|
|Contents:||Preface Mylan Engel Jr. and Gary Comstock Introduction: The Moral Rights of Animals and Why They Matter Mylan Engel Jr. The Moral Rights of Animals: Overview of the Book Mylan Engel Jr. and Gary Comstock Part I: Theoretical Prospects and Challenges for Animal Rights 1. The Case for Animal Rights Tom Regan 2. Animal Rights for Libertarians Jeremy Garrett 3. Do Animals Have Rights, and Does It Matter if They Don't? Mylan Engel Jr. 4. Regan on 'Kind' Arguments against Animal Rights and for Human Rights Nathan Nobis 5. Equality, Flourishing, and the Problem of Predation Anne Baril Part II. Animal Rights and the Comparative Value of Lives 6. Do All Subjects-of-a-Life Have an Equal Right to Life? The Challenge of the Comparative Value of Life Aaron Simmons 7. The Interspecies Killing Problem Molly Gardner 8. Respecting Rights-Holders Evelyn Pluhar 9. Subjects of a Life, the Argument from Risk, and the Significance of Self-Consciousness Alastair Norcross 10. La Mettrie's Objection: Humans Act like Animals Gary Comstock Part III. Animal Rights in Practice 11. Rights and Capabilities: Tom Regan and Martha Nussbaum on Animals Ramona Ilea 12. Vegetarianism in the Balance Scott Wilson 13. The Benefit of Regan's Doubt: Moral Caution and the Ethics of Eating Robert Bass 14. A Moral License to Kill? Animal Rights and Hunting Jason Hanna Epilogue: Regan Appreciation Jeff McMahan|
|Responsibility:||edited by Mylan Engel Jr., Gary Lynn Comstock.|
The attitudes of philosophers on our obligations to other animals and the view that other animals possess certain moral rights have shifted considerably in the last 40 years and a great deal of