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Animalkind. What We Owe to Animals. Edition No. 1

  • ID: 5228221
  • Book
  • January 2010
  • 216 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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By exploring the ethical differences between humans and animals, Animalkind establishes a middle ground between egalitarianism and outright dismissal of animal rights.
  • A thought-provoking foray into our complex and contradictory relationship with animals
  • Advocates that we owe each animal due respect
  • Offers readers a sensible alternative to extremism by speaking of respect and compassion for animals, not rights
  • Balances philosophical analysis with intriguing facts and engaging tales
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Introduction: Wondering in Alaska.

Part I: Before.

1. The Myth of Consent

2. The Order of Things.  

Part II: The Nature of the Beast.

3. Animal Consciousness.

4. Dumb Brutes?  

Part III: All Due Respect.

5. The Lives of Animals.

6. Caveman Ethics.  

Part IV: Moral Disorders.

7. Going, Going, Wrong.

8. Science and Survival.  

Part V: Next.

9. Vanishing Animals.

10. The Endless Story.

Annotated Sources.

Acknowledgments.

Index.

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Jean Kazez Southern Methodist University, USA.
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