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Animal rights, human wrongs : an introduction to moral philosophy

Author: Tom Regan
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2003.
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What gives an animal 'rights?' What makes product testing on animals wrong? In Animal Rights, Human Wrongs prominent activist and philosopher Tom Regan skillfully puts forth the argument for animal rights through the exploration of two questions central to moral theory: What makes an act right? What makes an act wrong? Taking into consideration moral theories such as contractarianism, utilitarianism, and Kantian  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Regan, Tom.
Animal rights, human wrongs.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2003
(DLC) 2003010538
(OCoLC)52203137
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Regan
ISBN: 1417503645 9781417503643 9780742599383 0742599388
OCLC Number: 607042960
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 141 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: From indifference to advocacy --
Animal exploitation --
The nature and importance of rights --
Indirect duty views --
Direct duty view --
Human rights --
Animal rights --
Objections and replies --
Moral philosophy and change.
Responsibility: Tom Regan.
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Regan provides the theoretical framework that grounds a responsible pro-animal rights perspective, and ultimately explores how asking moral questions about other animals can lead to a better  Read more...

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