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The second edition of The Animal Ethics Reader is the most current and comprehensive anthology of readings on the subject of animal ethics. Whilst keeping the best of the previous edition, the editors have updated readings to reflect ongoing developments and emerging issues like rehabilitation of oiled wildlife, human elephant interactions, and animal consciousness and emotion. Classic and contemporary readings are arranged thematically, carefully presenting a balanced representation of the field as it stands, and include selections from leading experts in the field. Each chapter is introduced by the editors and study questions feature at the end. The second edition also contains a new foreword by Bernard Rollin.
Table of Contents
|Theories of Animal Ethics|
|The Case for Animal Rights|
|Reply to Tom Regan|
|Are Human Rights Human?|
|Feminism and the Treatment of Animals: From Care to Dialogue|
|Rights, Interests, Desires and Beliefs|
|Animals and the Harm of Death|
|Animal Capacities: Pain, Emotion, Consciousness|
|Issues/ Methods of Study|
|Consciousness, Emotion and Animal Welfare: Insights from Cognitive Science|
|Anthropomorphism and Cross-Species Modeling|
|Consciousness, Emotion, and Suffering|
|A neuropsychological and evolutionary approach to animal consciousness and animal suffering|
|Animal Consciousnes: What Matters and Why|
|Animal Minds and Animal Emotions|
|New Evidence of Animal Consciousness|
|How Facts Matter|
|Primates and Cetaceans|
|Deep Ethology, Animal Rights, and The Great Ape/Animal Project: Resisting Speciesism and Expanding the Community of Equals|
|Ape Consciousness Human Consciousness: A Perspective Informed by Language and Culture|
|Cultures in Chimpanzees|
|Are Apes Persons? The Case for Primate Intersubjectivity|
|Problems Faced by Wild and Captive Chimpanzees: Finding Solutions|
|Culture and Conservation of Non-Humans with Reference to Whales and Dolphins|
|Into the Brains of Whales|
|Whales as Persons|
|Animals for Food|
|Animals for Food|
|Thinking like Animals|
|A Major Change|
|Food Prices and Animal Welfare|
|Animal Agriculture Alliance, Animal Agriculture: Myths and Facts|
|The Least Harm Principle May Require that Humans Consume a Diet Containing Large Herbivores, not a Vegan Diet|
|The Ethical Imperative to Control Pain and Suffering in Farm Animals|
|The Basic Argument for Vegetarianism|
|The Rape of Animals, the Butchering of Women|
|A Paradox of Ethic Vegetarianism: Unfairness to Women and Children|
|Enhancing the Divine Image|
|The Bible and Killing for Food|
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