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A critique of the moral defense of vegetarianism

Author: Andrew F Smith
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing on research in plant science, systems ecology, environmental philosophy, and cultural anthropology, Andrew F. Smith shatters the distinction between vegetarianism and omnivorism. The book outlines the implications that these manufactured distinctions have for how we view food and ourselves as eaters.
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Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew F Smith
ISBN: 9781137554888 1137554886
OCLC Number: 915159431
Description: xiv, 178 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: An unsettling question --
Plant sentience --
Animism --
The closed loop --
Two objections, one accommodation --
Loose ends.
Responsibility: Andrew F. Smith.
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