Animal Rights: A Historical Anthology

Animal Rights: A Historical Anthology

by Andrew Linzey
     
 

This comprehensive and diverse anthology, the only one of its kind, illuminates the complex evolution of moral thought regarding animals and includes writings from ancient Greece to the present. Animal Rights reveals the ways in which a variety of thinkers have addressed such issues as our ethical responsibilities for the welfare of animals, whether animals

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This comprehensive and diverse anthology, the only one of its kind, illuminates the complex evolution of moral thought regarding animals and includes writings from ancient Greece to the present. Animal Rights reveals the ways in which a variety of thinkers have addressed such issues as our ethical responsibilities for the welfare of animals, whether animals have rights, and what it means to be human.

Editorial Reviews

BMS Book News: Interaction
The anthology adds a much-needed historical depth to current controversies.

Between the Species
This volume well serves the purposes that the editors set for it.

— David Corner

BMS Book News: Interaction
The anthology adds a much-needed historical depth to current controversies.
Between the Species - David Corner
This volume well serves the purposes that the editors set for it.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231134200
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
12/07/2004
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Meet the Author

Andrew Linzey is a member of the Faculty of Theology, Oxford University, and Bede Jarrett Senior Research Fellow at Blackfriars. He is also honorary professor in theology at Birmingham University and special professor at Saint Xavier University, Chicago. He has written or edited twenty books, including Aninal Theology, Animal Rites: Liturgies of Animal Care, and Animals on the Agenda: Questions about Animals for Theology and Ethics.

Paul Barry Clarke, as a teacher and researcher in the Department of Government at the University of Essex, has written and edited over twelve books in political philosophy. He is the author of Autonomy Unbound, Deep Citizenship, and Citizenship, and has recently coedited and contributed to the Encyclopedia of Democratic Thought.

Columbia University Press

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