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Zoopolis : a Political Theory of Animal Rights.

Author: Sue Donaldson; Will Kymlicka
Publisher: Oxford : OUP Oxford, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Zoopolis offers a new agenda for the theory and practice of animal rights. Most animal rights theory focuses on the intrinsic capacities or interests of animals, and the moral status and moral rights that these intrinsic characteristics give rise to. Zoopolis shifts the debate from the realm of moral theory and applied ethics to the realm of political theory, focusing on the relational obligations that arise from  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Donaldson, Sue.
Zoopolis : A Political Theory of Animal Rights.
Oxford : OUP Oxford, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sue Donaldson; Will Kymlicka
ISBN: 9780191620553 0191620556
OCLC Number: 778339582
Description: 1 online resource (480 pages)
Contents: Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; List of Illustrations; Maps; 1 The Legacy of Alexander the Great; 2 The Babylon Conferences; 3 Rebellion; 4 Perdiccas, Ptolemy, and Alexander's Corpse; 5 The First War of the Successors; 6 Polyperchon's Moment; 7 The Triumph of Cassander; 8 Hunting Eumenes in Iran; 9 Antigonus, Lord of Asia; 10 The Restoration of Seleucus; 11 Warfare in Greece; 12 The End of Antigonus; 13 The Kingdoms of Ptolemy and Seleucus; 14 Demetrius Resurgent; 15 The Fall of Demetrius; 16 The Last Successors; Time Line. Cast of CharactersGenealogies; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

Abstract:

Zoopolis offers a new agenda for the theory and practice of animal rights. Most animal rights theory focuses on the intrinsic capacities or interests of animals, and the moral status and moral rights that these intrinsic characteristics give rise to. Zoopolis shifts the debate from the realm of moral theory and applied ethics to the realm of political theory, focusing on the relational obligations that arise from the varied ways that animals relate to human societies and institutions. Building on recent developments in the political theory of group-differentiated citizenship, Zoopolis introduc.

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