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The Oxford handbook of animal ethics

Author: Tom L Beauchamp; R G Frey
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2011.
Series: Oxford handbooks.
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"Designed as an in-depth, comprehensive treatment of the philosophical dimensions of the nature of animal minds and the ethics of human uses of animals. Presents a comprehensive picture of the science and eithics of human uses of animals together with an analysis of the nature of animal minds and the evolutionary history of animal life. Includes an introduction that provides a concise, reader-friendly primer on the  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tom L Beauchamp; R G Frey
ISBN: 9780195371963 0195371968 9780199351978 019935197X
OCLC Number: 688643588
Description: xiii, 982 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Tom L. Beauchamp --
Animals in classical and late antique philosophy / Stephen R.L. Clark --
Animals and ethics in the history of modern philosophy / Aaron Garrett --
Interacting with animals : a Kantian account / Christine M. Korsgaard --
Virtue ethics and the treatment of animals / Rosalind Hursthouse --
A Humean account of the status and character of animals / Julia Driver --
Utilitarianism and animals / R.G. Frey --
Rights theory and animal rights / Tom L. Beauchamp --
The capabilities approach and animal entitlements / Martha Nussbaum --
The idea of moral standing / Christopher W. Morris --
Animals, fundamental moral standing, and speciesism / David Copp --
Human animals and nonhuman persons / Sarah Chan and John Harris --
Are nonhuman animals persons? / Michael Tooley --
Animal mentality : its character, extent, and moral significance / Peter Carruthers --
Mindreading and moral significance in nonhuman animals / José Luis Bermúdez --
Minimal minds / Bryce Huebner --
Beyond anthropomorphism : attributing psychological properties to animals / Kristin Andrews --
Animal pain and welfare : can pain sometimes be worse for them than for us? / Sahar Akhtar --
Animals that act for moral reasons / Mark Rowlands --
The moral life of animals / Michael Bradie --
On the origin of species notions and their ethical limitations / Mark Greene --
On the nature of species and the moral significance of their extinction / Russell Powell --
Are all species equal? / David Schmidtz --
Genetically modified animals : should there be limits to engineering the animal kingdom? / Julian Savulescu --
Human/nonhuman chimeras : assessing the issues / Henry T. Greely --
The moral relevance of the distinction between domesticated and wild animals / Clare Palmer --
The moral significance of animal pain and animal death / Elizabeth Harman --
The ethics of confining animals : from farms to zoos to human homes / David DeGrazia --
Keeping pets / Hilary Bok --
Animal experimentation in biomedical research / Hugh LaFollette --
Ethical issues in the application of biotechnology to animals in agriculture / Robert Streiffer and John Basl --
Environmental ethics, hunting, and the place of animals / Gary Varner --
Vegetarianism / Stuart Rachels --
The use of animals in toxicological research / Andrew N. Rowan --
What's ethics got to do with it? The roles of government regulation in research-animal protection / Jeffrey Kahn --
Literary works and animal ethics / Tzachi Zamir.
Series Title: Oxford handbooks.
Responsibility: edited by Tom L. Beauchamp and R.G. Frey.
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Humans encounter and use animals in a stunning number of ways. The nature of these animals and the justifiability or unjustifiabilitly of human uses of them are the subject matter of this volume.  Read more...

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