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Pets and people : the ethics of our relationships with companion animals

Author: Christine Overall
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work offers 18 ground-breaking articles, written by an international group of philosophers, on companion animal ethics. It explores the ethical foundations of our relationships with pets, in particular dogs and cats, and specific moral issues, including breeding, reproduction, sterilization, cloning, adoption, feeding, training, working, sexual interactions, longevity, dying, and euthanasia.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
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Pets and people.
[Place of publication not identified] : Oxford University Press, 2016
(OCoLC)949911679
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christine Overall
ISBN: 9780190456108 0190456108 9780190456092 0190456094
OCLC Number: 970031933
Description: 1 online resource (xxv, 295 pages)
Contents: Part I: The Nature of the Human/Companion Animal Relationship and Its Ethical Foundations --
Part II: Living with Companion Animals.
Responsibility: edited by Christine Overall.

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This work offers 18 ground-breaking articles, written by an international group of philosophers, on companion animal ethics. It explores the ethical foundations of our relationships with pets, in particular dogs and cats, and specific moral issues, including breeding, reproduction, sterilization, cloning, adoption, feeding, training, working, sexual interactions, longevity, dying, and euthanasia.

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"I welcome and celebrate this wonderful book that examines our relationships with the vulnerable, dependent, and delightful individuals with whom many of us live. The book as a whole is robust, Read more...

 
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