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Animal welfare & human values

Animal welfare & human values

Author: Rod Preece; Lorna Chamberlain
Publisher: Waterloo, Ont. : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
"As the most populous province in Canada, Ontario is a microcosm of the animal welfare issues which beset Western civilization. The authors of this book, chairman and vice-chairman, respectively, of the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, find themselves constantly being made aware of the atrocities committed in the Society's jurisdiction. They have been, in turn, puzzled, exasperated and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Preece, Rod, 1939-
Animal welfare & human values.
Waterloo, Ont., Canada : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, ©1993
(DLC) 93180776
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rod Preece; Lorna Chamberlain
ISBN: 0889202273 9780889202276 1280924926 9781280924927 9780889206441 0889206449 0889202567 9780889202566 3462030035 9783462030037 9786610924929 6610924929 1554587670 9781554587674 0585330204 9780585330204
OCLC Number: 243568475
Language Note: Text in German.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 334 pages)
Contents: The status of animals: from human origins to humanism --
The status of animals: from the age of humanism to the twentieth century --
Animal experimentation: prologue --
Animal experimentation: the debate --
Animal experimentation: the alternatives --
Animal experimentation: legislation and assessment --
Hunting, fishing, and fowling --
Frivolous fur: veneration and environmentalism --
Frivolous fur: trappers, clubbers and farmers --
Animals in entertainment: racing, riding and fighting --
Animals in entertainment: zoos, aquaria and circuses --
Of farms and factories --
Companion animals --
The community of sentient beings --
The philosophy of animal rights --
The philosophy of animal protection --
Epilogue: Ode to sensibility.
Other Titles: Animal welfare and human values
Responsibility: Rod Preece & Lorna Chamberlain.
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The authors of this volume, standing squarely on the side of the animals, suggest "community" and "belonging" as concepts through which to understand our relationships to other species. They ground  Read more...


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